NIOT Princeton

Category: Speech


The Half-Life of Freedom: Jelani Cobb, November 28, 2017

“Jelani Cobb, renowned staff writer at The New Yorker, will deliver a lecture entitled “The Half Life of Freedom: Race & Justice in America Today.” Cobb will provide an up-to-the-moment breakdown of the complex dynamics of race and justice in…

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Superintendent Steve Cochrane’s Remarks about Hate Incident at John Witherspoon Middle School

The message below was shared by Superintendent Steve Cochrane at the beginning of the Princeton Public School’s Board of Education meeting on November 14, 2017.  To read November 16 statement of Princeton government and religious leaders, click here. Tonight, based…

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Author Talk: Sharon Draper, October 24, 2017

As part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, Sharon Draper,  acclaimed author and educator, visits the library to talk about her historical novel for young adults, “Copper Sun.” The book tells the story of 15-year-old Amari whose happy life in…

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Princeton Prize in Race Relations: Symposium on Race, Saturday, April 29, 2017

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King’s challenge to the nation’s social scientists

In an address at the American Psychological Association’s Annual Convention in September 1967, explaining the role of the social sciences in the civil rights struggle, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said “White America needs to understand that it is poisoned…

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