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“I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America”: Film and Discussion with Ruha Benjamin, November 14, 2017

As part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, on Tuesday, November 14, 6:30-9:00 pm, Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African-American studies at Princeton University, leads a post-screening discussion of the Academy Award-nominated documentary based on an unfinished manuscript by writer…

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Lynching in America: Targeting Black Veterans

Fighting for their country in virtually every war in which the United States was involved did not protect African American veterans once they returned home.  The Equal Justice Initiative has produced a history of African American participation in the military…

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Difficult Topics in African American History Workshop, November 1, 2017

An all-day, in-depth examination of approaches for learning, and dialogue about the difficult issues in interpreting the African American experience, presented in conjunction with Grounds For Sculpture’s Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition.  We’ll focus on uncovering the complexities…

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Book Discussion: “I Hear My People Singing,” Thursday, October 12, 1 pm

On Thursday, October 12 at 1 pm, as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, join Nell Irvin Painter, Edwards Professor of American History at Princeton University, for a discussion of Kathryn Watterson’s book “I Hear My People Singing: Voices of…

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Ruha Benjamin Leads Discussion about Einstein on Race and Racism, October 10, 7 pm

As part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, join Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor in African American Studies at Princeton University, for a discussion of Einstein on Race and Racism by Fred Jerome and Rodger Taylor at the Princeton Public Library, Princeton…

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