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Black-Owned Businesses in Greater Princeton Area

There have been requests for a list of black-owned businesses in Princeton and near-by.  The list below was compiled by Princeton Mutual Aid and others.  Do you know of other black-owned businesses in the area?  Put their names and websites…

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BREATHE Act–Contact Your Representative to Support

The BREATHE Act, the 21st century Civil Rights Act, is “proposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation’s criminal justice system through such changes as eliminating agencies like the Drug Enforcement Administration and the use of surveillance technology” that…

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Removal of Woodrow Wilson Name from Public Policy School and Wilson College

In a letter to the Princeton University community on June 27, President Christopher Eisgruber announced that the Board of Trustees concluded that Woodrow Wilson’s racist views and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for the School of Public and International…

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‘Banking While Black’: How Cashing a Check Can Be a Minefield

Cashing a check, withdrawing money from your account, opening an account.  Everyday, common activities at a bank can be fraught for African Americans.  Read four personal accounts of highly biased interactions at banks by clicking here.

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Princeton BLC Racial Equity & Justice Funds

From the Princeton University Black Leadership Coalition: “The Black community has discussed ways that we can affect change as Princeton students.  We had a town hall discussion and one of the ideas was setting up a university coordinated donation effort. …

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