Not In Our Town Princeton


The Consequences of Forgetting By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Denial that slavery was absolutely foundational to the birth and early development of the United States explains the lack  of a “national monument, memorial, or official recognition of the institution” and resistance to reparations, Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University Assistant…

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The Genres of Slavery, April 24, 2019

Yogita Goyal, Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, UCLA will speak on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:30 pm on the Princeton University campus, Chancellor Green 103.

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Georgetown students vote overwhelming in favor of $27 fee for slavery reparations

If you ask yourself “How can I contribute to reparations for slavery, Jim Crow, mass incarceration, etc.?”, look to these Georgetown University students for an example and listen to the counter-proposal by William A. Darity, Jr., leading scholar on reparations. …

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Lost Souls Project fundraiser, May 22, 2019

The inaugural fundraiser with the goal of building a public memorial to the 177+ African Americans who were sold into permanent slavery in 1818 by a corrupt Middlesex County judge who resided in East Brunswick. Four ships sailed holding both…

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Slavery in the North: Forgetting History and Recovering Memory, April 12, 2019

Marc Ross, Professor Emeritus at Bryn Mawr College, will discuss his new book, Slavery in the North: Forgetting History and Recovering Memory, that explores the history of Northern enslavement and its new emergence in public history.  April 12, 7 to 9 pm,…

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