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Voices of the Movement

Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post created a limited series podcast interviewing veterans of the civil rights movement.  Episodes include Bloody Sunday, the participation of women and children, nonviolent resistance, and the role of music.  To hear the voices of…

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When a Lynching Memorial Becomes a Photo Opportunity

William C. Anderson’s essay is “A reflection on the commodification of Jim Crow’s violence through public memorials. It’s imperative for those paying respects to understand and interrogate civil rights museums, memorials, and any other commemorations of Black struggles against oppression…

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“Eyes on Mississippi,” Film and Discussion, October 11, 2018

The life of influential journalist Bill Minor, who covered the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi for seven decades, is the subject of this documentary, which will be shown on Thursday, October 11, 7—8:30 pm at the Princeton Public Library. Minor…

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Princeton University Art Exhibits, Fall, 2018

Two relevant shows are on exhibit at Princeton University. Civil Rights in Comics, Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall. Open through November 15, 2018 The exhibition features two comic books: Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story (1958), and March (2013-16), a…

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On a Civil Rights Trail, Essential Sites and Indelible Detours

Rather than travel to the sites on the United States Civil Rights Trail, Ron Stodghill created his own tour to sites of significance in African American history, such as Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kansas City, Missouri, and Topeka, Kansas.  Read his article…

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