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Read, Watch, Learn about Racism and Anti-Racism, Week of June 11, 2020

40 Acres The long history of racist housing discrimination in America.  On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone interviews Matthew Desmond, Isabel Wilkerson, and others about evictions, Great Migrations,  reparations after the end of the Civil War went to enslavers and not…

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Isabel Wilkerson at Princeton University, December 11, 2018

On Tuesday, December 11, 5:30 pm—7:30 pm, Isabel Wilkerson will be speaking at Princeton University’s Betts Auditorium. Pulitzer Prize winner and National Humanities Medal recipient Isabel Wilkerson is the author of The New York Times bestseller and National Book Critics…

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The Great Migration Reconsidered – Race, Identity, and Labor in the 20th Century American City, March 8, 2018

“The Great Migration not only reshaped national and local politics, but also led to fundamental changes in the ways that African Americans in the urban north worked, worshiped, dwelled, and understood their place in the world. This cross-disciplinary conversation brings…

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Book Discussion on ‘New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great Migration,’ March 9, 2017

March 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Labyrinth Books Professor Judith Weisenfeld discusses her new book, New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great Migration, in conversation with her colleague in Religion, Professor Wallace…

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In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience

Selected by the Reference & User Services Association of the American Library Association as one of the  Best Free Reference Websites in 2015, In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience “presents a new interpretation of African-American history, one that focuses on…

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