Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Truth and Reconciliation


Witherspoon Jackson Neighborhood Association meeting, CORRECTION January 19, 2019

Image of John Street from Walkable Princeton The Witherspoon Jackson Neighborhood Association, is meeting on Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 9:30 AM, at the FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 30 Green St, Princeton, NJ 08542 Our focus this month will be on…

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When a Lynching Memorial Becomes a Photo Opportunity

William C. Anderson’s essay is “A reflection on the commodification of Jim Crow’s violence through public memorials. It’s imperative for those paying respects to understand and interrogate civil rights museums, memorials, and any other commemorations of Black struggles against oppression…

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International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change, December 6 and 7, 2018

Locations: December 6 Princeton Public Library December 7 Betts Auditorium, Princeton U. School of Architecture The symposium addresses: Effects of climate change (global warming) on Indigenous communities in Canada, the U.S., and Russia Indigenous reporting on climate change and environment-related…

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The Princeton Reconstruction Project

“The Princeton Reconstruction Project is comprised of concerned students calling for an active Reconstruction of Princeton University — an intentional pivot from its roots as a White supremacist institution to one that reflects the current values it espouses.” Following a…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Renee Gokey (Eastern Shawnee/Sac and Fox/Miami) and Dennis W. Zotigh (Kiowa/San Juan Pueblo/Santee Dakota Indian) summarize the history of Columbus Day and the growing movement to replace it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  Their article lists the states and cities that…

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