Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: history


Princeton Plan Panel Discussion, October 18, 2018

On October 18, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 pm at Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton, there will be a panel discussion, in conjunction with exhibitions at Updike Farmstead and Princeton Public Library, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the “Princeton…

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Remembering Harlem’s Muslim History

Since 2014, graduate student Katie Merriman points out sites, past and present, related to the Muslim history of Harlem during her free walking tours of the area.  Click here to read about highlights of the tour through a rapidly changing…

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Juneteenth: A Day of Remembrance, June 23, 2018

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NFL tells players patriotism is more important than protest – here’s why that didn’t work during WWI

Chad Williams, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University, draws on his research about African Americans in World War I to shine a light on the relationship between African Americans and patriotism.  “I see the decision by the…

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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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