Not In Our Town Princeton

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Disproportionate use of force against black people by police in New Jersey is documented.

In New Jersey, a black person was more than three times more likely to face police force than someone who is white.  This is one of the findings from a database of police use of force in New Jersey.  “The Force Report, a…

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On the Media: Covering Racism

“On the Media,” airing Saturdays at 7 a.m., covers how the media operates. This morning (March 3) it aired an extremely important segment on covering race and how America’s journalists are sometimes pawns for the KKK. The very last anecdote…

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Press Release: Reorganization

PRINCETON, NJ: The board of Not in Our Town Princeton (NIOT Princeton) has elected officers and adopted a new mission statement. Simona L. Brickers and Princess G. Hoagland are the new co-chairs, replacing Larry Spruill and Linda Oppenheim, who is…

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Rutgers Buildings Renamed for African Americans

Rutgers University has renamed its College Avenue Apartments to honor Sojourner Truth, leading abolitionist and advocate for women’s rights.  Kilmer Library on Rutgers-New Brunswick’s Livingston Campus in Piscataway has been renamed the James Dickson Carr Library after Rutgers’ first African-American…

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The Lenni-Lenape say they’re a tribe, and want N.J. to agree

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape civil rights lawsuit filed against the Christie administration for dropping state recognition of them as an Indian tribe after 30 years got a boost last week when a state appellate panel found that the tribe’s case had…

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