Not In Our Town Princeton


Is America Ready to Make Reparations?

David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker magazine, interviews Ta-Nehisi-Coates, Susan B. Glasser, and others about how reparations has become a major focus in the 2020 Democratic primary contest and how Georgetown University students have chosen to take reparations upon…

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“Now Is the Time to Talk About What We Are Actually Talking About” By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Award-winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, assesses the new reality in America.  She says in her article in The New Yorker (December 2, 2016), “The responsibility to forge unity belongs not to the denigrated but to the denigrators. . .  it…

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Mourning for Whiteness by Toni Morrison

One of sixteen writers asked by the New Yorker to comment after the election, Toni Morrison notes that “for many people, the definition of ‘Americanness’ is color.”

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Voting Rights: Ari Berman 10/13

The author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, New Yorker writer Ari Berman, lectures on Thursday October 13, 4:30 p.m.,  in 101 McCormick Hall (the art museum on campus).

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Making a Home for Black History

In a New Yorker article, (August 29, 2016 issue) Vinson Cunningham describes the process that brought about the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is scheduled to open in September, 2016 on the National Mall in Washington,…

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