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The Neutral Ground–Catching up

If you missed the July 14 screening and discussion of The Neutral Ground, which explored the lasting power of the Confederate story, through monuments, re-enactments, and rallies, you’re in luck.  You can view the 90-minute POV documentary free of charge…

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“The Neutral Ground,” July 14, 2021

On Wednesday, July 14, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Princeton Public Library will present a screening of “The Neutral Ground” is followed by a Q&A with the documentary’s producer, Darcy McKinnon and director and “star” CJ Hunt.  Click here to register….

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Read, Watch, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of July 25, 2020

158 Resources to Understand Racism in America by Meilan Solly. These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States. Large DNA Study Traces Violent History of American Slavery…

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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

“The black people I come from were owned and raped by the white people I come from. Who dares to tell me to celebrate them?” So writes Caroline Randall Williams.  To read her complete essay, click here.

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“Woodrow Wilson’s Legacy: Wrestling With History;” installation with public discussion, October 5, 2019

“All the earliest Presidents of the United States, except John Adams and John Quincey Adams, were enslavers.  But in terms of damage to African Americans, Andrew Johnson and Woodrow Wilson are at the top of the list.  Johnson, who after…

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