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How the Suffrage Movement Betrayed Black Women

Referencing the work of historians Elsa Barkley Brown, Lori Ginzberg and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn, Brent Staples cites numerous examples of the leaders of the suffragette movement, women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, not only ignoring the interests of…

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Film: “Standing on my Sisters Shoulders,” August 8, 2018

On Wednesday, August 8, Not in Our Town Princeton is co-sponsoring with the Princeton YWCA its final Stand Against Racism Summer Series event, a screening of “Standing on my Sister’s Shoulders” in partnership with the Princeton Public Library. “Standing on…

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Uncovering the Hidden Resistance History of Black Women Athletes

In an interview with Dave Zirin in the Nation, Professor Amira Rose Davis talks about some of the forgotten heroines of athletic resistance like Wilma Rudolph and Rose Robinson.  David tells their stories in her forthcoming book, Can’t Eat A…

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The Women Behind White Power

Have you seen the recent thought-provoking NYT article entitled, “The Women Behind White Power”? Here’s an excerpt: As is the case with so much of history, stories about the nation’s racism have focused on the dramatic, not the daily, on…

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Ted Radio Hour: The Consequences of Racism

The podcast includes four speakers: Clint Smith: How Should You Raise A Black Son In America? Miriam Zoila Pérez: How Does Racism Affect Pregnant Women And Babies? Dena Simmons: How Does Imposter Syndrome Affect Students Of Color? Adam Foss: Can…

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