Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Speech


Dr. Bernice A. King Speaks at PSRC Fundraiser, October 16, 2021

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Celebrating Frederick Douglass’s Fourth of July Speech, July 5, 2021

On Monday, July 5, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., community members will read aloud an amended version of Frederick Douglass’ influential speech, given on July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, to the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Society.  At 7:00 p.m., after…

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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 To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July?’: Descendants Read Frederick Douglass’ Speech

  “The U.S. celebrates this Independence Day amid nationwide protests and calls for systemic reforms. In this short film, five young descendants of Frederick Douglass read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the…

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Reading Frederick Douglass Together, July 2, 2020

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