Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Continuing Conversations

Checking Privilege?

Our next Continuing Conversation — Monday, May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Princeton Public Library — will focus on Gina Crossley Corcoran’s post “Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person.” For a different angle on white privilege, here…

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Privileged States: May 5 Continuing Conversation

Roberto Schiraldi and Fern Spruill will moderate Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege on Monday, May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Princeton Public Library. All are welcome to these safe, friendly, confidential sessions for asking questions and sharing…

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Everyday Racial Slights? Microaggressions

A tone-deaf inquiry into an Asian-American’s ethnic origin. Cringe-inducing praise for how articulate a black student is. An unwanted conversation about a Latino’s ability to speak English without an accent. This is not exactly the language of traditional racism, but…

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Reaction to the Oscars re the “N” Word

John Ridley won the Oscar for best screen play for 12 Years a Slave. In an Esquire article back in 2006, he gave insights on the use of the N word. Click here for the article. Here is an excerpt:…

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Continuing Conversation Reinstated

Because the Big Storm did NOT come to Princeton, NIOT will facilitate an informal Continuing Conversations about Race on Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m., in the Princeton Public Library’s Princeton Room. Don Stryker and LeRhonda Greats will facilitate. (We…

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