Not In Our Town Princeton

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It’s Time for Educators to Talk About Dr. Seuss

What was your favorite Dr. Seuss book?  Mine was The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.  March 2, the birthday of Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was adopted in 1998 by the National Education Association as “Read across America”…

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What Catholic Church records tell us about America’s earliest black history

“For most Americans, black history begins in 1619, when a Dutch ship brought some “20 and odd Negroes” as slaves to the English colony of Jamestown, in Virginia. Many are not aware that black history in the United States goes…

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How Much Wealthier Are White School Districts Than Nonwhite Ones? $23 Billion, Report Says

“The report, released this week by the nonprofit EdBuild, put a dollar amount on the problem of school segregation, which has persisted long after Brown v. Board of Education and was targeted in recent lawsuits in states from New Jersey…

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Infant mortality is about racism

At Ohio’s fourth biennial summit on infant mortality.  Speakers urged the attendees to look at infant mortality as a legacy of racism: African-American infants are dying at three times the rate of white babies in Ohio.  To read the newspaper…

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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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