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Category: Truth and Reconciliation


Digging up the Past

In this Tedx Talk (Dec 8, 2017), Joseph McGill describes his work and advocacy in preserving sites where enslaved people existed.  To hear his talk, click here. If you are interested in helping Not in Our Town in its Truth…

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Shirley Satterfield, longtime Princeton resident, reflects on history of Princeton’s African American community

Historian of the Princeton African American community and Not in Our Town board member, Shirley Satterfield shared her memories of growing up the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood with undergraduates and graduate students at Princeton University’s Whitman College on Tuesday, December 5.  Read…

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Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege, December 4, 2017: Is Truth & Reconciliation Possible?

A Conversation with Residents Who Lived Through Apartheid in Princeton “We can’t change what we don’t face.” – James Baldwin “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana “This process aims to reconcile and reestablish…

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The unsung founders deserve better

How to recognize how deeply white supremacy is ingrained in ourselves and our institutions and how difficult it is to create a suitable commemoration of those who suffered the greatest impact is evident in this reflection about a memorial on…

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Princeton Digs Deep into Its Fraught Racial History

A New York Times article describes the Princeton & Slavery Project which began in 2013 to explore the University’s ties to slavery.  Many events related to the research will take place during the weekend of November 18 & 19, including…

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