Not In Our Town Princeton


When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Revisted by Nicholas Kristof

As a follow-up to his series of columns in 2014, Nicholas Kristof points out the “racial disparities . . . [that] are as grave as ever”: wealth, sentencing, exposure to environmental hazards, education, job opportunities, etc.  He refers to an…

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Reflection on Privilege

Princeton High School student Valeria Torres-Olivare reflects on her experience as an American of Mexican descent, stereotyped in both the United States and Mexico.

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The hidden racism of school discipline

Vox Education provides seven charts to illustrate the results of studies that “have found black students are punished more often and more harshly than their white peers.”

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We’re all racist. But racism by white people matters more

While stating in an article in the Guardian that “[w]e need to acknowledge the frustrations of those white individuals who feel ignored by elites and who might vent this by turning against people of colour, or migrants,”Mona Chalabi explains that…

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Racial Wealth Gap Persists Despite Degree

In the New York Times (August 17, 2015), Patricia Cohen reports on findings in a Federal Reserve study that ““White and Asian college grads do much better than their counterparts without college, while college-grad Hispanics and blacks do much worse…

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