Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Opinion


“How to be together differently in a New America” by Eddie Glaude

Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Princeton University, addresses the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor on a personal level and as markers of the relentlessness of racism in America.  Click…

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Five Racist Anti-Racism Responses “Good” White Women Give to Viral Posts & The Only Kind of Response That’s Acceptable

Re-posting Katie Anthony’s post written after a white woman in Central Park responded to the request by a birder who is black that she leash her dog.  The woman told him that she was calling the police to tell them…

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Ahmaud Arbrey is another in the long line of killings of young black men by white male vigilantes

From Not in Our Town Princeton board member Caroline Clarke: Same ole Same ole…No where to run. No where to just be. Ahmaud Arbrey is another name in the long line of young black men killed by white male vigilantes….

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Why I don’t feel safe wearing a face mask

In addition to the threat of disease, Aaron Thomas explains his concern about using face masks as a protective measure. “I’m a Black man living in this world. I want to stay alive, but I also want to stay alive.” …

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Why America Will Never Get Medicare for All

Eduardo Porter discusses how racism explains why the United States lacks the safety net its citizens deserve.  To read his op ed, click here.

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