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These Heroes Are Saving Black Feminist Classics by Putting Them on Wheels

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, a queer, black feminist author, Julia Roxanne Wallace, and Courtney Reid-Eaton responded to the unavailability of black feminist texts in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina by creating a bookmobile by transforming an Airstream trailer into what…

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Being Muslim, October 24, 2018

With Sylvia Chan-Malik Wednesday, October 24, 2018 6:30 PM 7:30 PM Carl A. Fields Center, Princeton University Sylvia Chan-Malik is Associate Professor in the Departments of American and Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Her book, Being Muslim:…

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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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