Not In Our Town Princeton

Archives


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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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:…

Read More