Not In Our Town Princeton


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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The legacy of white men

Princeton University sophomore, Siyang Liu, urges changes in representation in campus buildings in her October 18 opinion piece in the Princetonian.  “Our student body is far more diverse today than it has ever been before, and building names should reflect…

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Celebrate African American History All Year Round

In her op ed in the Daily Princetonian (March 2, 2015), Princeton University sophomore Zeena Mubarak argues that African American history should not be confined to a single month, but be incorporated into “the larger category of American history.”

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U.S. History the Beautiful

In her Daily Princetonian column, junior Lea Trusty ’16 describes the deficits of American history textbooks that diminish the full history of the United States–enslaved Africans, Native American genocide, exploitation of immigrants in factories, etc.

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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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