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Category: Video


“Racism is a business” by Akala, English rapper, poet, and activist

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Ruha Benjamin: To the chamber

Ruha Benjamin challenged business leaders at the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce to lead change. Here is the video of her talk. For more pictures and information go to the Facebook page here.

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Film and Discussion: “Incarcerating US,” Tuesday, May 2, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

A screening of the documentary that examines America’s prison problem and explores criminal justice reforms is followed by a discussion with author (“From the Block to the Boardroom”) and advocate Tracey D. Syphax. Community Room, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon…

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Georgetown University, Jesuits formally apologize for role in slavery

In a special ceremony Tuesday morning, the Jesuit order that founded Georgetown University formally apologized to the descendants of 272 slaves sold in 1838 to pay off the university’s debts.

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Film: “Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band” April 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This acclaimed documentary by filmmaker Carol Bash traces the life of renowned jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mary Lou Williams who battled racial and gender barriers as she made her way as a solo artist in the 1940s. Over the…

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