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Black History Month Presentation @ Trenton Free Public Library, February 16, 2019

Black History Month Presentation 1:30-3:30 p.m. @ Community Room  Join us as we present three wonderful speakers focusing on the role of women and young girls in the desegregation of our schools. Dr. Rachel Devlin of Rutgers University will discuss…

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Princeton needs new campus monuments

Lecturer Sean Fraga notes that “Princeton’s campus monuments aren’t truly representative of the University’s past, nor do they reflect the diversity of its student body today,” and calls for more markers of the contributions of women and enslaved African Americans…

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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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