Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Opinion


Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, September 21 — October 2, 2020

Diversity Push Barely Budges Corporate Boards to 12.5%, Survey Finds (New York Times) “Despite pledges to nominate more members of underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, companies have made little progress over the last five years. . . . having a…

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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, August 12 – September 12, 2020

Coded Language Is Part of Our Racist Education System (Teen Vogue) “Coded language, as defined by the National Education Association (NEA), is language that ‘substitut[es] terms describing racial identity with seemingly race-neutral terms that disguise explicit and/or implicit racial animus.’”…

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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of August 10, 2020

No strings, no bureaucracy, but suddenly $1.4 million to help a Black community (Washington Post) Portland community activist Cameron Whitton founded the Black Resilience Fund  giving qualified Black Portlanders applicants $300 “for utility bills, car insurance or transportation, medical costs,…

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A Giant Is Laid to Rest: John R. Lewis

On the day of his funeral, July 30, 2020, the New York Times published John Lewis’ final essay.  Click here to read it or hear it read.  Let us heed his word to stand up for the highest calling of…

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What Is Owed.

In her meticulously crafted essay, Nikole Hannah-Jones acknowledges the singularity of this inflection point in American history and presents the case for reparations. “If we are truly at the precipice of a transformative moment, the most tragic of outcomes would…

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