NIOT Princeton


The New Orleans’ Black Masking Indian Tradition, April 3, 2018

ARTIST RECEPTION + PANEL DISCUSSION, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 4:30 PM — Reception, 5-6:30 PM — Panel discussion Forum, Lewis Arts complex, Princeton University An exhibition of ceremonial suits and aprons made by Chiefs of New Orleans Black Masking Indian…

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The Heavy Burden of Teaching My Son About American Racism

  Jemar Tisby’s essay in The Atlantic, prompted by a visit with his 7-year-old son to the Emmett Till Museum in Glendora, Mississippi, describes the difficulties and the necessity of black parents’ talking to their children about the consequences of…

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Two Americas: Upward Mobility for White vs. Black Children

A study from The Equality of Opportunity Project documents the on-going racial gap in upward mobility. “[R]acial differences in economic opportunity using data on 20 million children and their parents.  . . . show black children have much lower rates…

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Radical Healing Panel, February 28, 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, in the Carl A. Fields Center, 58 Prospect, Room 104, David Campbell, Nathalie Edmond, and Rev. Theresa Thames will participate in a panel discussion on blackness and mental health.

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Erica Garner and How America Destroys Black Families

Following news of Erica Garner’s death, Kahana Cauley’s op ed in the New York Times provides numerous examples–from slavery, lynching, imprisonment, and the child protection system–of how the white supremacist system that governs the United States has afflicted and destroyed…

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