Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Speech


Angela Davis Speaking at Princeton University, March 31, 2016

Angela Davis will be the keynote speaker at the Gender, Violence and Anti-Violence Conference on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 4:30 pm in McCosh 50. This event is free and open to the public, with no ticket or reservation required….

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I, Racist

In his sermon, talking to white people about racism, something that he had previously sworn off doing, John Metta explains the nuances of present day racism. “Racism is the fact that “White” means “normal” and that anything else is different….

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Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Award-winning teacher Emily E. Smith describes the lesson one of her students taught her that changed how she teaches.  “[M]y children knew about white privilege before I did. The closest I could ever come was empathy. My curriculum from then…

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‘America’s Mandela’ Bryan Stevenson

Civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, on October 14, urged Rider University students to create more justice in the world. As quoted by Cristina Rojas in the Times of Trenton, “Our history is that for decades in this country, we burdened…

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“What to the American slave, is your 4th of July?” by Frederick Douglass

On July 5, 1852, abolitionist Frederick Douglass was invited to speak in commemoration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence “What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more…

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