Not In Our Town Princeton


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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Ta-Nehisi Coates On Police Brutality, The Confederate Flag And Forgiveness

Ta-Nehisi Coates, writer for the Atlantic and author of an article on reparations in that journal, is interviewed by Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air, after the publication of his book Between the World and Me.  Read a review of…

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SCOTUS on fair housing

The four things we need to know about this week’s Supreme Court decision, a blog post by Eric Halperin and Deidre Swesnik of the Open Society Foundation 1. The court recognized that unconscious or implicit bias is a form of…

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The only good news about the McKinney pool party is the white kids’ response to racism

Vox Media reporter Jenée Desmond-Harris writes about the white teens who responded to racist comments by white adults in McKinney and who recorded the action once the police arrived and posted it on Youtube.  “Outside of the context of American…

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