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Then and Now: Growing Up African American in Princeton, Monday, February 12, 2018

Then and Now: Growing Up African American in Princeton Monday, February 12, 2018, 10:30 am, Suzanne Patterson Building, Princeton “Join us for an intergenerational panel discussion led by longtime Princeton resident, Shirley Satterfield, as we dive into the generational perspective…

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Shirley Satterfield, longtime Princeton resident, reflects on history of Princeton’s African American community

Historian of the Princeton African American community and Not in Our Town board member, Shirley Satterfield shared her memories of growing up the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood with undergraduates and graduate students at Princeton University’s Whitman College on Tuesday, December 5.  Read…

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Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege, December 4, 2017: Is Truth & Reconciliation Possible?

A Conversation with Residents Who Lived Through Apartheid in Princeton “We can’t change what we don’t face.” – James Baldwin “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana “This process aims to reconcile and reestablish…

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Happy Birthday, Mrs. Waxwood!

The YWCA is leading the Princeton community in celebrating the birthday and the life of Mrs. Susie B. Waxwood, the first African American director of the integrated Princeton YWCA. “Ms. Susie, Aunt Susie, Susie B., Mrs. Waxwood, she would respond…

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Commemorating Paul Robeson’s Birthday: Free Community Event Sunday, April 9, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Arts Council of Princeton, in collaboration with the Paul Robeson House of Princeton, presents a community event Commemorating Paul Robeson’s Birthday. The family-friendly “birthday party” will feature a historical overview by neighborhood historian Shirley Satterfield, detailing Mr. Robeson’s birth…

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