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Good Trouble

Good Trouble

  In the tenth grade, my teacher introduced me to the notion of what she called “good trouble”: political action that is disruptive, erratic, or even dangerous, but that fundamentally does “good” for society. When faced with an institution whose existence is predicated upon their continued subjugation, she explained, the […]

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Two university deans at the head of a DREAM-organized rally in support of undocumented students and community members

Preempting Protest

Demonstrations, like the one this past week in support of making Princeton a sanctuary campus, are all we can do, as of now, to resist what a Trump administration might bring. But it would be a mistake to expect Princeton University and its administrators to do anything concrete to protect the people whose lives are stake.

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A Statement in Solidarity with Professor Imani Perry from the Black Justice League

A Statement in Solidarity with Professor Imani Perry from the Black Justice League

We denounce those who vilify Professor Perry and seek to invalidate her experiences. We are enraged about the structures, policies, and practices that make her experience—and that of countless Black people—possible. And we are proud to stand with Professor Imani Perry.

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Why Princeton’s Civil War Memorial Should Identify Soldiers’ Allegiances

Why Princeton’s Civil War Memorial Should Identify Soldiers’ Allegiances

In the foyer of Nassau Hall, Princeton University’s oldest building, there are memorials to the alumni who died in America’s various wars. One panel commemorates the dead of the Civil War. 70 names are inscribed on this panel; 36 Confederates and 34 Yankees, in no particular order. The wall is about 75 feet from the president’s office.

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Black Justice League at Princeton in Solidarity with Black Community at Mizzou

Black Justice League at Princeton in Solidarity with Black Community at Mizzou

Below is a letter written by the Black Justice League at Princeton to the Black students at the University of Missouri To the Black Students at Mizzou: We, Black Justice League, an activist and advocacy group of Black undergraduate students at Princeton University, are in solidarity with the Black community […]

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