Not In Our Town Princeton

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Oppose the Proposed Purchase of an Armored Vehicle for Mercer County

Members of Not in Our Town Princeton submitted the following letter to local newspapers.  Show your opposition to the proposed purchase by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office by contacting Freeholders (information below) and attending the Freeholders meeting. September 6, 2019…

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, August 22, 2019

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Racial Literacy Jeopardy

How much racial history have you learned?  Test yourself below. 9066 What is the number of Roosevelt’s executive order removing enemy aliens to internment camps? President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s executive order issued on February 19, 1941 ordered the removal of…

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It Was Never About Busing

MacArthur Award winning journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones, summarizes desegregation attempts in the United States since the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, explaining that busing (argued about in the recent Presidential debates) was always a tactic of last resort. …

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Prisons Are Leasing Convicts as Field Laborers

Prison inmates are picking fruits and vegetables at a rate not seen since Jim Crow. Convict leasing for agriculture—a system that allows states to sell prison labor to private farms—became infamous in the late 1800s for the brutal conditions it…

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