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Princeton Digs Deep into Its Fraught Racial History

A New York Times article describes the Princeton & Slavery Project which began in 2013 to explore the University’s ties to slavery.  Many events related to the research will take place during the weekend of November 18 & 19, including…

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The Princeton and Slavery Plays, November 19, 2017 – 1pm & 4:30pm– Public performances

The Project: This fall, McCarter will present a reading of new 10-minute plays, commissioned in conjunction with a significant and timely community endeavor: the national public rollout of The Princeton and Slavery Project. Spearheaded by Martha Sandweiss (Princeton History professor and author of Passing Strange:…

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History of Slavery at Princeton University: Play Series Coming to McCarter Theatre, November, 2017

Seven nationally recognized playwrights will create plays about the history of slavery at the University, which will premiere with the launch of the Princeton and Slavery Project on Nov. 18, 2017.

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McCarter Theatre: The Ghostlight Project, Thursday, January 19, 2017

A “ghost light” is the light that is always left on in a dark theater to provide safety and security to all who enter. Please join us on January 19 at 5:30 pm. At this time, across time zones, more…

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The Every 28 Hour Plays, October 24, 2016

“Every 28 Hours” is a theater project and national partnership inspired by the widely-shared and hotly-debated statistic that a black person is killed by the police, security guards, or neighborhood watch vigilantes every 28 hours in the United States. Conceived…

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