Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Truth and Reconciliation


The Collective Healing That is Owed

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield, a senior editor at YES! Magazine, provides a comprehensive review of attempts made to receive reparations since emancipation as well as describing current efforts.  “No longer about a one-time payout to Black folks, reparations today are about…

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‘No Longer Forgotten’: Ohio Students Have Headstone Made for Black Settlers

“A group of eighth graders found two unmarked cemetery plots where black inhabitants were buried. They placed a plaque on the graves this week to remember the families. . . . They did not know the families interred. Nor were…

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Seminaries Start Slavery Reparation Funds Amid Calls For National Program

On NPR’s Morning Edition (October 28, 2019), Tom Gjelton reports on the reparations funds created by Princeton Theological Seminary and Virginia Theological Seminary “as a confession of past sins”  in their ties to slavery.  But William Darity, professor of public…

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Virginia seminary sets aside $1.7 millionto pay reparations to descendants of slaves

Virginia Theological Seminary, an Episcopal seminary, says it has set aside $1.7 million to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves who worked on its campus, making it the first institution of its kind to set up a reparations fund. …

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Reflecting on Our Past: The Value of Public Art, April 4, 2019

On Thursday, April 4, from 4:30 to 6:30PM, in the Friend Center, Room 101, Walter Hood, Professor and former Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley and designer of a new installation about Woodrow Wilson to be constructed this…

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