Not In Our Town Princeton


Fear Of The Black Man: How Racial Bias Could Affect Crime, Labor Rates

On All Things Considered, “NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with professors Phillip Atiba Goff of UCLA and Harry Holzer of Georgetown University about how fears of African-American men are manifested in the criminal justice system and the labor market, and what…

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Deadly Force in Philadelphia

The March 26, 2015 New York Times editorial discusses the recently released Department of Justice report about Philadelphia police practices and urges implementation of the recommendations. Charles Blow’s column about the same report focuses on “which of the suspects were…

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How to Answer a Racist Comment

What to do, what to say, when someone you know makes a racist comment online.

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Letter to My Unborn Son

Members of the Black Men’s Union at Yale started a social media campaign about the future of their children.

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I taught my black kids that their elite upbringing would protect them from discrimination. I was wrong.

You may be familiar with the work of Lawrence Otis Graham since he is a Princeton alum and has written quite extensively about his experiences as a person of color. While I have not agreed with everything that he has…

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