Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: history


Black travelers had every reason to fear N.J., but you wouldn’t know it from ‘Green Book.’

Kathleen O’Brien rightly notes the limitations of the Oscar-nominated movie Green Book, which tells the story of the friendship between pianist Dr. Don Shirley and his chauffeur Tony Lip and depicts segregation in accommodations in the South in the 1950s. …

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Equal-Opportunity Evil

In her new book, They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South, Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers challenges “the idea that white women were innocent bystanders to the white male practice of enslavement. Her goal . ….

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“Sweet George Brown; Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will” screening, February 2, 2019

There will be a free viewing of the film “Sweet George Brown; Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will” on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church 142 Sand Hill Rd., Monmouth Junction (732) 297-4607 2:30 pm – 4:00…

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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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Princeton Plan 70th Anniversary Panel Discussion, October 18, 2018

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