Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Documents


African American History Events, December 11, 2018

“Open Archive: Segregation in Princeton,” Princeton Public Library, 5:30-7:00 PM Explore original artifacts and archival materials that tell the story of segregation in Princeton – from businesses to schools to the local fight for civil rights. Presented in conjunction with…

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Report on Minority Voting Report

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has released its 2018 report “An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States.”  Commission Chair Catherine E. Lhamon said that the report “reflects the reality that citizens in the United States…

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Equity Audit Report for the Princeton Public Schools

At the Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Princeton Board of Education meeting, educational consultant Marceline DuBose discussed the findings and recommendations from the equity audit that was conducted since December 2017.  The audit consisted of reviews of policies, analysis of available…

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Letter to My Old Master

In 1864, after 32 long years in the service of his master, Jourdon Anderson and his wife, Amanda, escaped a life of slavery when Union Army soldiers freed them from the plantation on which they had been working so tirelessly….

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The Problem with Punishment: Restorative Justice and Equity in School Discipline

On April 12, 2018, at John Witherspoon Middle School, Dr. Anne Gregory of Rutgers University shared her research on restorative justice.  Restorative justice is an alternative method of treating students who are perceived to be defiant, disrespectful, and insubordinate. Instead…

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