Not In Our Town Princeton


The Truth of ‘Black Lives Matter’

Placing the movement in the context of American history as well as current events, this New York Times editorial states that the “movement focuses on the fact that black citizens have long been far more likely than whites to die…

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The Power of Interruption

“A white person attending the Bernie Sanders’ rally in Seattle last week probably understood what was happening as an unwelcome, uninvited interruption of Bernie’s attempts to speak on social programs. But in the world of Marissa Johnson and Mara Jacqueline…

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Why Are We Still Talking About Racism?

The answer is in this AJ video:

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‘The Condition of Black Life Is One of Mourning’ by Claudia Rankine

In the New York Times, poet and professor Claudia Rankine says, “Though the white liberal imagination likes to feel temporarily bad about black suffering, there really is no mode of empathy that can replicate the daily strain of knowing that…

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Princeton University Black History Month: Looking back at the early 2000s and today

Fifth and final article in the series brings the history of African Americans at Princeton up to the present day.

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