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In Response to: Across Nassau Street

The Princeton Alumni Weekly’s article about Kathryn Watterson’s oral history of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton, elicited letters from alumni about their experiences.  Philip L. Johnson ’61 wrote, “There were many white…

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Volunteer Opportunity: Summer Dig at the Dr. James Still Historic Site

For the second summer in a row, archaeological work will be taking place in Medford, NJ at the Dr. James Still Historic Site.  Volunteers are needed in the excavation and processing of finds.  Dr. James Still  was a distinguished herbalist,…

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Sources for Racially Diverse Books for Children

Looking for book gifts or summer reading for children?  Annie Farrell, kids book selector at Labyrinth Books in Princeton, has provided a link to 1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide, created from the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign led by Marley Dias. There…

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I started saying ‘yes’ when white people ask if my posts about social justice mean I hate them

Hari Ziyad, editor-in-chief of RaceBaitR, deputy editor of Black Youth Project, write on Afropunk: “If you are a white person who is so attached to the things that harm Black people that my anger at those things implicates you, then,…

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Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege, Monday, May 1, 7 p.m.

The Color of Discipline: Why are Black and Brown children treated more harshly in our public schools? What can we do to educate ourselves about differences in how discipline is administered, and what can we do to move justice forward? Please…

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