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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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Challenging Slavery and Its Legacies in Princeton, November 29, 2017

Slavery has permeated the history of this country, in Princeton as elsewhere, but it also has faced significant opposition. As part of the Princeton & Slavery project, Witherspoon residents will join panelists Rodger Taylor, Fred Jerome, and Kitsi Watterson, to…

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Register for Princeton & Slavery Readings and Discussion, November 29, 2017, 7 pm

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Book Discussion: “I Hear My People Singing,” Thursday, October 12, 1 pm

On Thursday, October 12 at 1 pm, as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, join Nell Irvin Painter, Edwards Professor of American History at Princeton University, for a discussion of Kathryn Watterson’s book “I Hear My People Singing: Voices of…

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