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Tag: Racial Literacy


Becoming anti-racist


To the Princeton Community: As outrage grew over the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the murder of Ahmaud Arbery,  Princeton Public Library issued a pledge: we would redouble our efforts around racial literacy. Now that we’ve had additional time to mourn and reflect, and witness the police killing of Rayshard Brooks, we […]


Lecture – “Reading Reality: Developing Racial Literacy”


Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor in the department of African American Studies at Princeton University, gives a lecture as part of the library’s five-week Racial Literacy program. The program also includes the screening, at the Princeton Garden Theatre on Oct. 25, Nov. 7 and Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., of the three-part documentary “Race: The Power […]


Lecture: “Race Unplugged: Moving Beyond Sound Bites of Pundits, Politicians and Pop Culture”


  Racial Literacy, a five-week program, begins with a lecture by Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor in the department of African American Studies at Princeton University. The program also includes the screening, at the Princeton Garden Theatre (Oct. 25, Nov. 7 and Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m.) of the three-part documentary “Race: The Power of an […]

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