Not In Our Town Princeton


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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Shirley Satterfield’s historical trail

The Princeton Sun profiles Not in Our Town board member and local historian, Shirley Satterfield.  The article highlights her past and current efforts, including the establishment of the Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society and a heritage trail.

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Taxed out, deathed out, and rented out

    “There is something about black neighborhoods, or at least poor black neighborhoods, that make them seem irresistible to gentrification,” wrote Michael Henry Adams in the The End of Black Harlem  published in the New York Times on May 27,…

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