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Confronting racist stereotypes in Princeton’s high school musical

Did you follow the controversy surrounding Princeton High School’s production of  “Anything Goes” in the spring?  Student Michaela Guo, who played in the orchestra and is Managing Editor of The Tower, the school newspaper, brought the issue to light in…

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Hopewell Valley Groups Partner for Evening of Community Engagement, June 14, 2019

In the quest to inspire community connections that spark ongoing relationships, Global Connections, Hopewell Valley Race & Diversity Discussion Group (HVRDDG), and the Global Peace Foundation will co-host an evening of community engagement catered by The Peasant Grill. This free…

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Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing Our Stories of Race, Culture, and Identity, June 5, 2019

Labyrinth and the Princeton Public Library invite you to be part of the book launch for Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi’s Tell Me Who You Are. Come listen to the co-authors and Princeton natives tell their story; and bring your…

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I Was Racially Taunted. Wasn’t I?

“Ambiguity has always been a friend to racism,” writes former professional ball player, MLB analyst, lecturer at Yale University, and contributing opinion writer, Doug Glanville (New York Times, May 19, 2019).   It was his response to an incident earlier in…

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Yankees dump Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ from rotation … here’s why

The Yankees started playing “God Bless America” – most frequently with Kate Smith’s version – following the 9/11 attacks.  Stefan Bondy explains why the Yankees dropped her version for their seventh-inning stretch, and by doing so, took a stand against…

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