Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: books


“Into the Light” by Diane Ciccone: Reception & Book Signing, September 22, 2019

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The Negro Motorist Green Book Talk, September 18, 2019

Author and playwright Calvin Ramsey will discuss the creation and history of The Negro Motorist Green Book, the travel guide for African Americans during the Jim Crow era.  The lecture will be at the Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon…

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Ruha Benjamin in Conversation with Eddie Glaude Jr., September 19, 2019

Eddie Glaude Jr., chair of the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University, and Ruha Benjamin, associate professor in the department, engage in conversation at the launch of  Benjamin’s new book, “Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New…

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Lies My Bookshelf Told Me: Slavery in Children’s Literature

Jenifer Frank’s article in Teaching Tolerance discusses the work of Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, an associate professor in University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, who has examined and compiled a database of 170 children’s books about slavery. “Many children’s books…

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An Antiracist Reading List

Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, provides a list of titles to help people carry out “the lifelong task of overcoming our country’s racist heritage.”  To see the list,…

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