Not In Our Town Princeton

Archives


What 10 Students Learned From Having To Say Their Worst Thoughts On Race Out Loud

In 1973, Peter Kranz taught a class at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville called “Human Conflict: Black and White.”  “Here was a teacher who decided the only way to make racial progress was for students of different races…

Read More

Can Biology Class Reduce Racism?

A dozen teachers volunteered to participate in a study led by Brian Donovan, a science education researcher at the nonprofit BSCS Science Learning, to see the effect of inserting the topic of race and ancestry into science classrooms on students’…

Read More

Fifty years after the ‘Black 14’ were banished, Wyoming football reckons with the past

The University of Wyoming honored the fourteen members of the football team who were abruptly dismissed in 1969.  The players came to a meeting to ask their coach permission to wear armbands during their game against Brigham Young University in…

Read More

‘No Longer Forgotten’: Ohio Students Have Headstone Made for Black Settlers

“A group of eighth graders found two unmarked cemetery plots where black inhabitants were buried. They placed a plaque on the graves this week to remember the families. . . . They did not know the families interred. Nor were…

Read More

“Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in School,” Screening and Panel Discussion, November 20, 2019

Read More