Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Documents

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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10 Books About Race To Read Instead Of Asking A Person Of Color To Explain Things To You

The title says it all.  Click here to get to the list and book summaries.  Not in Our Town lists other books and also videos under Racial Literacy Resources.

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White Privilege as an Addiction by Dr. Gail K. Golden

In a racist society, those of us who are called white passively enjoy the benefits of whiteness. We do not have to DO anything in particular for the system to continue to work to our benefit. But we certainly enjoy…

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Two Americas: Upward Mobility for White vs. Black Children

A study from The Equality of Opportunity Project documents the on-going racial gap in upward mobility. “[R]acial differences in economic opportunity using data on 20 million children and their parents.  . . . show black children have much lower rates…

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