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Events, Week of August 9, 2020

Check back during the week.  New events and information will be added as they are announced. August 9 2 pm The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Book Breaks with historian Kellie Carter Jackson. Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and…

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Becoming Free, Becoming Black, July 1, 2020

This live webinar/ book talk is sponsored by Public Seminar and the New School for Social Research is on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. To register click here. To preserve the security, you will receive a…

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What Is Owed.

In her meticulously crafted essay, Nikole Hannah-Jones acknowledges the singularity of this inflection point in American history and presents the case for reparations. “If we are truly at the precipice of a transformative moment, the most tragic of outcomes would…

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Juneteenth Explained

Princeton notables Thomas Parker, chair of the Princeton Civil Rights Commission, and Rev. Lukata Mjumber of the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, along with historian, Dawn Wisteria Bates, speak about the history and the meaning of Juneteenth, June 19, in 2020.

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An Insatiable Rage

Charles Blow’s column describes the motivation for the current protests “This isn’t only about the pain of police brutality, it’s about all the pain” and summarizes the difficulty in making real progress “Racial oppression is infinitely transmutable.”  To read his…

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