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Princeton’s Conversation on Slavery

On November 18th and 19th, McCarter Theatre will present the Princeton & Slavery Plays, seven new works commissioned as part of Princeton University’s Princeton & Slavery Project. The plays are based on research led by Professor of History Martha Sandweiss into Princeton’s connection to slavery, and they include pieces by McCarter Theatre Artistic Director Emily Mann and MacArthur Genius Fellow and Princeton alumnus Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. As part of our commitment to arts and community, Mathematica is proud to be a sponsor of the Princeton & Slavery Plays. We spoke with Emilia LaPenta, most recently literary director of McCarter Theatre, to learn more.

Read more at Mathematica Policy Research.

Did You Know...?Princeton professors owned slaves as late as 1840. Read More