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Rutgers Buildings Renamed for African Americans

Rutgers University has renamed its College Avenue Apartments to honor Sojourner Truth, leading abolitionist and advocate for women’s rights.  Kilmer Library on Rutgers-New Brunswick’s Livingston Campus in Piscataway has been renamed the James Dickson Carr Library after Rutgers’ first African-American…

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Sojourner Truth: “Ain’t I a Woman?” – Saturday, February 14, 2 p.m., Plainsboro Public Library

Sojourner Truth: “Ain’t I a Woman?” – Saturday, February 14, 2 p.m.  The library celebrates Black History month with a performance by scientist and teacher Dr. Nelson Daisy Century, as Sojourner Truth, a former slave who became a celebrated preacher,…

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