NIOT Princeton


Slavery and Emancipation Laws in 19th Century New Jersey, June 19, 2018

Come celebrate Juneteenth, marking the official end of slavery in the United States, at the New Jersey State Library with a lecture on Slavery in 19th Century New Jersey.   We’ll be discussing slavery and slavery laws in New Jersey in…

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2018 Black History Month Events throughout New Jersey

Wherever you are in New Jersey this February, you can find performances, talks, and other events to celebrate Black History Month.  Click here to find a listing by location. Of particular interest to the residents of Princeton, birthplace of Paul…

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Difficult Topics in African American History Workshop, November 1, 2017

An all-day, in-depth examination of approaches for learning, and dialogue about the difficult issues in interpreting the African American experience, presented in conjunction with Grounds For Sculpture’s Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition.  We’ll focus on uncovering the complexities…

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“The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Injustice, and Poverty in New Jersey.” Report Release, September 19, 2017

The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Inequality, and Poverty in New Jersey Tuesday, September 19th 4:00-6:00 pm  Trinity Cathedral, 801 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ (there is parking behind the cathedral and on the street) The Uncomfortable Truth is an important new research…

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The Underground Railroad in New Jersey, September 9, 2017, Trent House

The Underground Railroad in New Jersey, Trent House, 15 Market St, Trenton, NJ 08611 Saturday September 9, 1 pm Treading the Paths that with Tears Have Been Watered: The Underground Railroad in New Jersey.  A lecture by Dr. Linda Caldwell…

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