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The Consequences of Forgetting By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Denial that slavery was absolutely foundational to the birth and early development of the United States explains the lack  of a “national monument, memorial, or official recognition of the institution” and resistance to reparations, Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University Assistant…

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Race & Housing 50 Years Later: The Legacy of the Fair Housing Act, April 28, 2018

This day-long conference will bring together scholars, journalists, and activists to discuss the history, current struggle for, and future of fair housing in the United States.  For more information including the complete schedule, click here.

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SNCC to BLM: Robert Moses Discusses the Evolution of Racial Justice Organizing in the US, April 8, 2018

On Sunday, April 8 at 4:00 pm in the Pace Center for Civic Engagement, Princeton University, 101 McCormick, Dr. Robert Moses will discuss the evolution of racial justice organizing in the US in conversation with Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor…

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Michelle Alexander, “The New Jim Crow,” February 26, 2018

Mass Incarceration, Criminal Justice, and Civil Rights: Michelle Alexander in Conversation with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Monday, February 26, 2018, McCosh Hall Room 10; 6:00 pm. This event, sponsored by the Stafford Little Lecture Series, is free and open to the public,…

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Martin Luther King’s Radical Anti-Capitalism

Commemorating the 50th year since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor notes that “[t]his anniversary offers new opportunities to engage King’s political thought, including his anti-capitalism and his repeated call for larger and deeper political struggle.”…

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