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Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton

October 6 at 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., October 7 at 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m., and October 8 at 12:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. Plaza @ Lewis Arts complex.  Tours begin at the Plaza This series of…

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Remembering Langston Hughes: His Art, Life, and Legacy Fifty Years Later, November 10-11, 2017

This conference commemorates Hughes 50 years after his passing, exploring his art, life, and legacy as viewed by many of the top Hughes scholars, literature scholars, biographers, writers, and poets working today. The conference is organized by Wallace Best, Princeton…

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In Response to: Across Nassau Street

The Princeton Alumni Weekly’s article about Kathryn Watterson’s oral history of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton, elicited letters from alumni about their experiences.  Philip L. Johnson ’61 wrote, “There were many white…

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Ruha Benjamin Received 2017 President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and presenter for and friend of Not in Our Town, was one of four faculty members receiving the University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday,…

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Social Justice panels at Reunions

Friday, June 2, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.  Alumni-Faculty Forum: Reflections on Class & Race Moderator: Eddie Glaude *97, William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and Chair, Department of African American Studies. Panelists: Charlie Shorter ’62, Senior…

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