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Continuing Conversations: America’s history of revolt and resistance, July 6, 2020

On Monday, July 6, at 7 pm, Not in Our Town Princeton’s Caroline Clarke will give an overview of America’s history of revolt and resistance. She will discuss the role of race and the ways we perceive acts of defiance…

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My daughter reminded me that black joy is a form of resistance

Writer, educator, and mother, Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts, describes the shared laughter with her 8-year-old daughter.  “That’s a necessary form of resistance because it clearly punches the lights out of the pervasive dehumanization we encounter every day. . . . it’s…

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Heritage of Resistance: Reenactment to Honor Slave Rebellion, November 8 & 9, 2019

After six years of planning, artist Dread Scott is staging the German coast uprising of the January 8, 1811 that involved 200 to 500 people to “reenact the largest slave rebellion in American history. Dressed in period costumes and holding…

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The Standing Rock Resistance Is Unprecedented (It’s Also Centuries Old)

“If Native American resistance is an old story, that’s because the systemic violation of indigenous land rights is an old story. And if history is any precedent, the resistance won’t end at Standing Rock,” Leah Donnella reported on NPR.

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