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Rev. Lukata Mjumbe presentation and sources from Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversations, 2/1/2021

Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, pastor of the historic Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, spoke at Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversation on Monday, Feb. 1, “Confronting the Lies that We Tell Ourselves and Each Other.” As always, Rev. Mjumbe’s talk was…

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We’re Starting Early–6:30 for TONIGHT’s Continuing Conversation

Why are truth and reconciliation necessary goals for any racial democracy? Learn about the one documented lynching in New Jersey of Samuel “Mingo Jack” Johnson. Our next session of Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege at 6:30pm (please note earlier-than-usual…

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Events, Week of July 12, 2020

Times listed are EDT. July 12 Noon-5pm Newark Art Museum: Community Day: Say It Loud…, A Reflection on the ‘67 Newark Uprising, Then and Now On the anniversary of the 1967 Newark Uprising, Newark Art Museum reflects with our community…

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Was Ahmaud Arbery Lynched and Why Does it Matter?

Margaret Burnham, professor at Northeastern University School of Law and the founder of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, explains how the killing of “Ahmaud Arbery on February 23 by Gregory and Travis McMichael constituted a lynching, in law,…

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House Passes Anti-Lynching Bill After 120 Years of Failure

New York Times: “A measure to add lynching to the United States Criminal Code passed in the House. The Senate passed a version of the bill last year. Once the bills are formally reconciled, the legislation can be sent to…

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