Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Exhibit


Emmett Till Painting by White Artist Draws Protest

“When does art cross into appropriation and exploitation? Baruti Kopano, an associate professor at Morgan State University and co-editor of “Soul Thieves: The Appropriation and Misrepresentation of African American Popular Culture,” weighs in on that question and discusses the controversy.”  Randy Kennedy also…

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‘Black Girl’ in photos and film 3/29/17

Shown in conjunction with Princeton University Art Museum’s exhibition Revealing Pictures, director Ousmane Sembene‘s critically acclaimed Black Girl explores the struggles of a young woman from Senegal who becomes a servant in France. In French with English subtitles. Introduced by…

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Eslanda and Paul Robeson: A Twentieth Century Love Affair

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Visiting the African-American Museum: Waiting. Thinking. Feeling.

Wesley Morris describes his reactions and feelings during his first visit to the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which he dubs the “Blacksonian.”  On the lowest level he notes “You can see more than…

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National Museum of African American History and Culture (Washington, D.C.) Opens September 24, 2016

In anticipation of the opening of the NMAAHC on Saturday, the New York Times produced a special section “I, Too, Sing America” (Thursday, September 22, 2016) including a description of the building, and interview with the architect, David Adjaye, and…

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