- Thursday, Jul 30, 2020Nyle Fort Corresponds with His Nephew
- Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020As cocreators of the #8ToAbolitioncampaign, here we expand on the invitation of abolition by responding to some typical questions posed to abolitionists and by offering some examples of the work communities are doing to create a world in which we can all be safe.
- Friday, Jul 10, 2020Confederate statues represent the myths and lies that underlie the persistent racism in American society. To tear down these symbols of historical oppression is to declare a new age, one in which we confront—rather than glorify—our history and confront the reality of who we are in the present.
Payton Croskey is a member of the Class of 2023 from Orlando, Florida intending to concentrate in African American Studies. She is also pursuing a certificate in Applications of Computing in an effort to examine the ways in which racial inequities and biases are unknowingly coded into our everyday technology. She believes STEM fields thrive from challenging preconceived notions while questioning the old and rethinking the new. Payton maintains that the technology industry would greatly benefit from a new wave of diversity in ideas, dexterity and culture.
Josiah Gouker (pronouns: he/him/his) is a member of the Class of 2022 concentrating in the Department of African American Studies with a certificate in French Language and Culture. Hailing from the small desert town of Yucca Valley, Josiah’s experience in a predominantly white town led him early on to become concerned with the ways in which race operates in society.
- Monday, Jun 29, 2020University trustees concluded that Wilson’s “racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school or college,” Princeton’s president said on Saturday.
- Monday, Jun 8, 2020Between the coronavirus and police killings, Black communities are coping with seemingly endless grief. The absence of funerals during the pandemic has been particularly devastating to a culture in which collective mourning plays a vital role.
- Wed, Jun 3, 2020, 9:15 am
Since his selection as Princeton’s first black valedictorian, Nicholas Johnson has spoken eloquently about the importance of role models and mentors to his success at the University. In this conversation, The Power of Mentors: Blazing Paths for Underrepresented Minorities in STEM, Johnson will explore this topic in greater depth with:
Professor William Massey ’77, the Edwin S. Wilsey Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering;
Dr. Marian Croak ’77, Vice President of Engineering at Google; and
- Sat, May 30, 2020, 11:00 am
- Wednesday, May 27, 2020Princeton seniors Matthew Oakland and Olivia Ott have been awarded two of the University’s highest awards for graduating students. Oakland, of Elk Grove, California, has been given the Frederick Douglass Service Award. Ott, of Hailey, Idaho, received the Harold Willis Dodds Achievement Prize.