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Walking Histories at Reunions

They tell the story, walking, like a play. Three more versions of “Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton” will be staged at Princeton U niversity Reunions on Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2. Details here. …

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The Ugly Truth of Being a Black Professor in America

Dear Nigger Professor.” That was the beginning of a message that was sent to me. There is nothing to be cherished here, despite the salutation. Years ago, Malcolm X asked, “What does a white man call a black man with…

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Princeton to Name Two Campus Spaces in Honor of Slaves

At Princeton, the commemorations of Stockton and Johnson were recommended by a university committee on naming, which was created in the wake of intense national debate in 2015 over the legacy of Woodrow Wilson, a former Princeton president who, as…

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SNCC to BLM: Robert Moses Discusses the Evolution of Racial Justice Organizing in the US, April 8, 2018

On Sunday, April 8 at 4:00 pm in the Pace Center for Civic Engagement, Princeton University, 101 McCormick, Dr. Robert Moses will discuss the evolution of racial justice organizing in the US in conversation with Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor…

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50th Anniversary of MLK’s Death

On April 4th, the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination in Memphis will be recognized across the nation and world as one of the seminal moments of the 20th century. We invite members of our community to consider spending some time…

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