The Black experience at Princeton University from 1746 to the Present
Black Princetonians In The News (click the photos to play videos)
First Lady Michelle Obama at Dr. Maya Angelou's Memorial
“Dr. Angelou’s words sustained me on every step of my journey. Through lonely moments in ivy covered classrooms and colorless skyscrapers. Through blissful moments mothering two splendid baby girls.” (5:00) First Lady Michelle Obama speaking at Dr. Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service on June 6, 2014 at Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina.
Karen Jackson-Weaver *94 Recipient of the Dr. Carl A. Fields Memorial University Service Award
Jim Floyd and classmates screen PICS video
Princeton Internships in Civic Service, better known as PICS, is a multi-class organization that provides paid summer internships for undergraduate students to explore potential careers in public service and the non-profit sector. The PICS promotional film was screened at Princeton University during reunions on May 30, 2014. Jim Floyd '69 (left) is a PICS board member.
Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison delivers keynote address at he launch of the Princeton and Slavery Symposium (https://www.facebook.com/PrincetonU/videos/10155990385075774/). Melvin McCray with his Facing Slavery documentary interview subjects J.D. Henry, Adrien Wing, Celeste Brickler, (top) Rozlyn Anderson Flood, Janine diSilva, Katrina Browne and Rickey Williamson. Nolan Melson, Adrien Wing and Felicia Rashad attend Toni Morrison keynote. Melvin McCray with Toni Morrison at Richardson Auditorium following keynote address. History Professor Martha Sandweiss opens Princeton and Slavery Symposium. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith in conversation with Toni Morrison following her keynote address.
One hundred black alumni and undergraduates gathered at a Black Alumni Mentorship Kickoff Reception at Chancellor Green Cafe on Alumni Day, February 20, 2016. It was hosted by Princeton Trustees Kim Goodwin '81, Brent Henry '69, Dennis Brownlee '74, ABPA President Joseph Robinson '04 and Vice President for Campus Life W. Rochelle Calhoon.