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The Neutral Ground–Catching up

If you missed the July 14 screening and discussion of The Neutral Ground, which explored the lasting power of the Confederate story, through monuments, re-enactments, and rallies, you’re in luck.  You can view the 90-minute POV documentary free of charge…

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“The Neutral Ground,” July 14, 2021

On Wednesday, July 14, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Princeton Public Library will present a screening of “The Neutral Ground” is followed by a Q&A with the documentary’s producer, Darcy McKinnon and director and “star” CJ Hunt.  Click here to register….

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Read, Watch, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of July 25, 2020

158 Resources to Understand Racism in America by Meilan Solly. These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States. Large DNA Study Traces Violent History of American Slavery…

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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

“The black people I come from were owned and raped by the white people I come from. Who dares to tell me to celebrate them?” So writes Caroline Randall Williams.  To read her complete essay, click here.

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Charlottesville, VA Liberation and Freedom Day, March 3

For the first time since World War II, Charlottesville won’t honor Thomas Jefferson’s birthday this spring. Instead, on Tuesday, the city will celebrate the demise of slavery with a new holiday, Liberation and Freedom Day, commemorating the arrival of Union…

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