Not In Our Town Princeton


And One Of the Most Racist Places in America Is…New Jersey?

Princeton Patch reporter, Justin Heinze, discusses the results of a study analyzing Google searches for racist terms and discusses the implications for New Jersey.  “The findings indicate, perhaps unsurprisingly, that there is a higher mortality rate for African-Americans in areas…

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Princeton University Black History Month: Looking back from 1792 to 1950s

First article in a series in the Daily Princetonian about the history of African-American students at the University.

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Harry Belafonte receives the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2014 Governors Awards

On November 8, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences awarded Harry Belafonte the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Oscar for 2014.  In his acceptance speech, Belafonte reviewed for the audience some of the more shameful…

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Reaction to the Oscars re the “N” Word

John Ridley won the Oscar for best screen play for 12 Years a Slave. In an Esquire article back in 2006, he gave insights on the use of the N word. Click here for the article. Here is an excerpt:…

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