Not In Our Town Princeton


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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Princeton University Black History Month: Looking back at the 1980s and 1990s

“Affirmative action was the political backdrop of African-American student life on campus in the 1980s, with some students and alumni questioning its place. In the 1990s, the University began examining race relations on campus, while both the Alumni Council and…

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