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Virtual Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege, May 4, 2020

On Monday, May 4 at 7 pm, Not in Our Town Princeton and the Princeton Public Library will host the first virtual Continuing Conversation featuring Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, pastor of the historic Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, speaking on “Sheltering in…

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Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety

The New York Times reports on attacks on Chinese-Americans and other Asian-Americans during the corona virus crisis.  “As the coronavirus upends American life, Chinese-Americans face a double threat. Not only are they grappling like everyone else with how to avoid…

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COVID-19, Xenophobia, and Racism: The Racist History of Pandemics

Felice León, producer from the news site The Root, presents a brief history of the reactions to epidemics and pandemics.  Click here to view the video.

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Knowing Someone Who Faced Discrimination May Affect Blood Pressure

An NPR segment reported on a “study, which involved 150 African-Americans living in Tallahassee, Fla., found that knowing someone who had experienced racial discrimination was associated with genetic markers that may affect risk for high blood pressure. The genetic markers…

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