Not In Our Town Princeton


Ten tips for navigating tough discussions about Ferguson at the dinner table

The following were compiled by four wonderful student activists at Princeton University.  The basic ideas, of course, can be applied to conversations about topics similar to Ferguson. Holding your ground on Thanksgiving Day Ten tips for navigating tough discussions about Ferguson…

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How to Answer a Racist Comment

What to do, what to say, when someone you know makes a racist comment online.

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Letter to My Unborn Son

Members of the Black Men’s Union at Yale started a social media campaign about the future of their children.

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Einstein: The Negro Question

Written by the physicist in 1946, his insights and remedies still hold true today.  “What, however, can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by word…

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Dear White People: Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now reviews the movie and offers a list of actual black face parties that mirror the one in the film. In the 30-minute clip she interviews Justin Simien, the director on “Being a Black Face in a White…

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