Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: history


Sons & Daughters of the Middle Passage Call for Presentations and Book Awards, Deadline March 15, 2021

Call for Presentations for the virtual 4th Annual Conference of Sons & Daughters of the Middle Passage, co-sponsored with the New Jersey Chapter of Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. The deadline is March 15, 2021.   This year, we accept…

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Rev. Lukata Mjumbe presentation and sources from Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversations, 2/1/2021

Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, pastor of the historic Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, spoke at Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversation on Monday, Feb. 1, “Confronting the Lies that We Tell Ourselves and Each Other.” As always, Rev. Mjumbe’s talk was…

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Now through January 23! View The Long Shadow for free.

To access the sponsored FREE screening of this powerful film illustrating the effect of enslavement on all involved–enslaved and enslavers and their descendants–click here. The link is live through January 23. Also, be sure to sign up for the director’s…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events, January 15 – 21, 2021

January 15-16 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 2021 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference  Featured speakers include: Derrick Johnson, President, NAACP National, Stacey Abrams, Founder, Fair Fight, AFL-CIO Officers, and President Richard Trumka (UMWA). Register…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 12, 2020

On Sept. 9, the Princeton Town Council passed Resolution 19-278, declaring that the second Monday in October would be henceforth known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the Princeton municipality. Here are two ways of observing this special date: Sign up…

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