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Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety

The New York Times reports on attacks on Chinese-Americans and other Asian-Americans during the corona virus crisis.  “As the coronavirus upends American life, Chinese-Americans face a double threat. Not only are they grappling like everyone else with how to avoid…

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Why America Will Never Get Medicare for All

Eduardo Porter discusses how racism explains why the United States lacks the safety net its citizens deserve.  To read his op ed, click here.

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The Racial Justice of Albert Einstein

In honor of Albert Einstein’s birthday March 14 (also known as Pi Day) let us remember his strong commitment to racial justice for African Americans, including his friendship with Paul Robeson with whom he advocated for anti-lynching laws. As well…

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Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege, March 2, 2020

What is your personal relationship with racism?  Dr. Nathalie Edmond will help participants at this month’s Continuing Conversation explore this question on Monday, March 2 at 7 pm at the Princeton Public Library. Dr. Edmond looks at the common hindrances…

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The Toll of Racism

Two recent articles in the New York Times illustrate the racism faced by African Americans, often on a daily basis.  Sociologist Karyn Lacy discusses the code switching used by middle class African Americans to reduce racial stigmatization. Amy Harmon references…

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