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Princeton NJ Events

Events for Monday August 2, 2021

Greenwood Avenue Farmers Market

Monday August 2, 2021
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, Smoothies and More! Free Health Services, Free Games, Music and Activities!

427 Greenwood Ave., Trenton

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Q&A with Middle Grade Author Saadia Faruqi, Mercer County Library

Monday August 2, 2021
7:00 PM

Live, interactive question and answer program with children's author, Saadia Faruqi. Faruqi tackles real life issues like bullying, friendship and finding your identity in her middle grade novels - "A Place At The Table" (with Laura Shovan) and "A Thousand Questions." She is also the author of the beginning chapter book series Yasmin and will release a new middle grade novel ("Yusuf Azeem Is Not A Hero") in the fall. Email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register to receive link to program.

Continuing Conversations on Race, Princeton Public Library

Monday August 2, 2021
7:00 PM

In a program titled "Beyond the Hashtag: Making Black Lives Matter in New Jersey," Brooke Lewis of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice discusses policing and public safety advocacy. The discussion, part of the institute's larger Racial Justice Action Agenda, includes the history of police reform in Newark from the Newark Rebellion to the current federal consent decree; current statewide legislative and policy campaigns to promote police accountability and transparency; and developing community-based public safety models. The presentation is followed by small group discussions.

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Reflecting on the Work of James Baldwin and Black Masculinity, National Museum of African American History and Culture

Monday August 2, 2021
7:00 PM

Free /Online

During the mid-twentieth century, James Baldwin wrote extensively about the intersections of race, sexuality, gender, and class in the United States. Our panelists, Darnell Moore, Kiese Laymon, and Marlon Peterson will reflect the political, social, and literary lineage of James Baldwin, picking up where Baldwin left off in the contemporary discussion. The memoirists will spotlight how James Baldwin influenced their writing and how their memoirs examine their race, sexuality, spirituality, and class to reshape their identity as Black men in America. NMAAHC curator Aaron Bryant will moderate the live discussion.

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