• Princeton Owes the Families of the MOVE Bombing Victims Answers

    by Judith Weisenfeld, Ruha Benjamin et al.

    Members of the Princeton faculty argue that "the victims of the MOVE bombing, their families, and those of us at Princeton invested in Black history and communities deserve more" than the university's statements to date about the use of remains of the victims. 

  • The History That James Baldwin Wanted America to See

    by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

    "In his reflections on King, Baldwin wrote that we were witnessing the death of segregation, and that the question was how long and how expensive the funeral would be. If only he knew."

  • Princeton to Name Two Campus Spaces in Honor of Slaves

    Five months after the release of sweeping research into its deep historical connections with slavery, Princeton University announced that it would name two prominent spaces in honor of enslaved people who lived or worked on its campus.

  • Racist, Anti-Semitic Flyers Found on Princeton Campus

    It is unclear who’s responsible for posting the flyers, but they came in two varieties: the first, a personal attack against a Jewish resident of the city of Princeton; the second, an advertisement for a fake course at the university called, “Introduction to White Studies: White Guilt and Reparations.”

  • Damnatio Memoriae

    by Claire McCaffery Griffin

    We shouldn't be erasing history.