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Category: Continuing Conversations

Building Community: Continuing Conversations and Safe Streets

US Black Women and Disposability Please join us on Monday August 7th at 6pm (non-standard time!) for our annual “Summer Social” at the Princeton Public Library. We’ll have light refreshments and an opportunity for informal conversation, followed by our Continuing Conversations on Race and…

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The Lenni-Lenape say they’re a tribe, and want N.J. to agree

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape civil rights lawsuit filed against the Christie administration for dropping state recognition of them as an Indian tribe after 30 years got a boost last week when a state appellate panel found that the tribe’s case had…

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Appreciation or Appropriation?

One of the questions considered by the fifty-seven attendees at last night’s Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege was ” When does cultural appreciation become cultural appropriation?”  Not in Our Town facilitator, John Steele, contributed the following response: “As…

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How America Fails Black Girls

Morgan Jerkins op ed in the New York Times (March 29, 2017) summarizes the aspects of the problem of missing African American and Latina girls.   White mainstream media ignores this issue, devoting disproportionate coverage to white, upper middle-class women and…

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VIDEO: Howard Stevenson

In February, 2017, Not In Our Town’s monthly Continuing Conversation session featured a presentation by Howard Stevenson, author of “Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference.” Thanks to our generous partner the Princeton Public Library, we are…

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