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Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood Stories Project: A Discussion with Former and Current Election Officials, December 9, 2015

As part of the Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood Stories Project, this panel features former and current elected officials of Princeton discussing their experiences as African-American residents and leaders in the Princeton Public Library community room on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 7…

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#PrincetonAgainstRacism

Not in Our Town Princeton is supporting the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism campaign to end racial profiling, the New Jim Crow, and racism in general. It is imperative that we take a stance against ignorance, injustice, and hate. Not in…

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Princeton’s African American Community Should Be Remembered Every Month by Shirley Satterfield

As she frequently does, Not in Our Town board member, Shirley Satterfield, educates the public about the history of the African American community in Princeton in her letter to the editor of the Town Topics (March 18, 2015, p. 16)…

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I taught my black kids that their elite upbringing would protect them from discrimination. I was wrong.

You may be familiar with the work of Lawrence Otis Graham since he is a Princeton alum and has written quite extensively about his experiences as a person of color. While I have not agreed with everything that he has…

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Report: Dialogue on Race at the library

Ninety-nine percent of the time, NIOT’s Continuing Conversations on Race are considered confidential. For the special session called to discuss the Ferguson situation, everyone present voted to welcome a reporter, Linda Arntzenius, who wrote a wonderful account of the evening:…

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