Memorial Plaque - President's House

In May 2019, Princeton University placed a memorial plaque commemorating the 16 enslaved people who lived and worked on campus on permanent display outside the historic President's House.

Tune Every Heart

Students from the Lewis Center's Atelier Program rehearse "Tune Every Heart," an original musical theater performance inspired by the Princeton & Slavery Project, in January 2018.

Princeton, Slavery & Me

Students from Brian Herrera's course "Autobiographical Storytelling: Princeton, Slavery & Me," performing at the Arts Council of Princeton Community Stage.

Impressions of Liberty

Artist Titus Kaphar's art installation, Impressions of Liberty, on display outside the Maclean House on the Princeton University campus in November and December 2017.

Toni Morrison Keynote

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison's keynote speech and conversation with Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith at the Princeton & Slavery Symposium in November 2017.

Panel 1 - Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium

"Some of What We've Learned," a panel presentation at the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium in November 2017.

Panel 2 - Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium

"How the Princeton & Slavery Project Shapes Our Broader Understanding of Universities and Slavery," a panel presentation at the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium in November 2017.

Panel 3 - Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium

"How the Princeton & Slavery Project Changes Our Understanding of American History and Poses a Challenge to Historical Commemoration," a panel presentation at the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium in November 2017.

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