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Evanston, Ill., Has A Reparations Plan

On NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Evanston, Illinois Alderwoman Robin Rue Simmons describes the town’s plan to use a portion of the taxes collected on the sale of recreational marijuana to help African American residents who are being priced out of…

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Celebrating and Talking Race with Our Neighbors, December 6 and December 13, 2019

We are sorry that the weather interfered with the Not in Our Town Princeton Continuing Conversation on Race on December 2.  Fortunately, the program will be rescheduled.  Stay tuned. In the meantime, take advantage of gatherings in nearby locations.  On…

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‘No Longer Forgotten’: Ohio Students Have Headstone Made for Black Settlers

“A group of eighth graders found two unmarked cemetery plots where black inhabitants were buried. They placed a plaque on the graves this week to remember the families. . . . They did not know the families interred. Nor were…

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She Hung Nooses on Halloween. What Happened Next Was Surprising

When on Halloween, thinking she was referencing a horror film, a white resident displayed brown paper cartoon figures hanging from nooses in a historically black neighborhood in Brooklyn, she learned about the harm caused by ignorance of American and African…

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ROMUS BROADWAY: THROUGH HIS LENS; A Personal Visual History, November 18, 2019

On Monday, November 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the Princeton Senior Resource Center (45 Stockton Street, Suzanne Patterson Building, Princeton) Romus Broadway will chronicle his experience living in a Princeton that was once segregated and discuss his version of that history. Mr. Broadway’s powerful visual…

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