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“Till: A New Musical,” February 27 – March 8, 2020

Till, a powerful new musical by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro, will run February 27 – March 8, 2020. This stirring and powerful new musical is about Emmett Till, whose murder in 1955 helped ignite the civil rights movement.  Since…

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“Justice on Trial,” Film and Discussion, February 20, 2020

On Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:30 PM, at The Garden Theatre (160 Nassau Street, Princeton) Not in Our Town Princeton is hosting the film “Justice on Trial.” In “Justice on Trial,” two civil rights attorneys sue the U.S. Department…

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Mississippi Living Legacy Pilgrimage, October 28-31, 2018

Four-day pilgrimage to key Civil Rights Movement sites in Mississippi.  Trip will include, among other stops, the site where three Civil Rights workers disappeared, Medgar Evers home, the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, the Mississippi Delta where Fannie Lou Hamer lived…

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The spot where Emmett Till’s body was found is marked by this sign. People keep shooting it up.

“[I]t took 52 years for historical markers to be erected at locations related to the teenager’s death, which galvanized the civil rights movement after the acquittal. And now, at the spot marking where Till’s body was pulled from the river,…

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Emmett Till Painting by White Artist Draws Protest

“When does art cross into appropriation and exploitation? Baruti Kopano, an associate professor at Morgan State University and co-editor of “Soul Thieves: The Appropriation and Misrepresentation of African American Popular Culture,” weighs in on that question and discusses the controversy.”  Randy Kennedy also…

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