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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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Colin Kaepernick and the Power of Black Silent Protest

Ameer Hasan Loggins references earlier silent Black protests, namely the Negro Silent Protest Parade on July 28, 1917, when thousands of Black children, women, and men brought national attention to the three day reign of terror in East Saint Louis when…

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My fellow white Americans.

The author of this blog posted images from the white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Virginia last night protesting the removal of a Confederate statue.  She writes “Imagine for just one second that these protestors were black. . . . This…

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TCNJ students hold sit-in to protest college’s dissociation from Trenton

Two dozen students at The College of New Jersey held a sit-in next door to President R. Barbara Gitenstein’s office on Wednesday afternoon protesting the college’s disengagement from Trenton and pointing to two main issues: renaming Loser Hall and reconsidering…

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Emmett Till Painting by White Artist Draws Protest

“When does art cross into appropriation and exploitation? Baruti Kopano, an associate professor at Morgan State University and co-editor of “Soul Thieves: The Appropriation and Misrepresentation of African American Popular Culture,” weighs in on that question and discusses the controversy.”  Randy Kennedy also…

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