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Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 12, 2020

On Sept. 9, the Princeton Town Council passed Resolution 19-278, declaring that the second Monday in October would be henceforth known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the Princeton municipality. Here are two ways of observing this special date: Sign up…

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Honors March on Washington Anniversary, August 28, 2020

To commemorate the 50 anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will make available the film commissioned for its grand opening by Ava Duvernay, “August 28: A Day…

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How Are You Celebrating Juneteenth?

June 19 marks the anniversary of the day in 1865 African Americans in Galveston, Texas were told by Union soldiers that they had been emancipated.  Though the Emancipation Proclamation had established that on January 1, 1863, the information was withheld…

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Talking About Race

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture launched Talking About Race, “a new online portal designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from…

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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture tickets available for April 28

The Hopewell Valley Race and Diversity Discussion Group has about 20 tickets remaining to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture for April 28 at 1:00pm and 1:15. Their bus is leaving from Hopewell around 8:30 from…

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