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Discussion: Malcolm X Remembered

2022-05-19 19:00:00 2022-05-19 20:30:00 America/New_York Discussion: Malcolm X Remembered Virtual

Thursday, May 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-05-19 19:00:00 2022-05-19 20:30:00 America/New_York Discussion: Malcolm X Remembered Author and scholar Saladin Ambar is joined in conversation with local community leaders to explore the life and legacy of Malcolm X. Virtual

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Author and scholar Saladin Ambar is joined in conversation with local community leaders to explore the life and legacy of Malcolm X.

This program will be held virtually on Zoom; please register for link.

Saladin Ambar is professor of political science and senior scholar at the Center on the American Governor at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He is the author of four books including "Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era" (Oxford University Press, 2014), which was nominated for a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for best non-fiction book by an African American author, now in development as the basis for a feature length film by Number 9 Films (UK). Dr. Ambar is also the author of the forthcoming "Stars and Shadows: The Politics of Interracial Friendship from Jefferson to Obama," scheduled for release in the spring of 2022 (Oxford University Press). Prof. Ambar writes and teaches about the American presidency, governorship and racial and ethnic politics. His book, "American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism" (Oxford University Press, 2017), and the forthcoming collaboration with Eagleton's John Farmer, John Weingart, and Kris Shields, "Governors and the Crises that Define Them" (Rutgers University Press, 2022), bring to the fore the role of governors in America's political and policy system. Dr. Ambar's work has been featured in Presidential Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, Race & Class (UK), along with the Washington Post, Newsweek, CNN, The Root, the New York Daily News, and the Huffington Post, among others. Dr. Ambar was a featured guest on CNN's "Race to the White House" series (2020), offering commentary on the presidential elections of 1916, 1952, and 1964. He is a regular guest discussing New York regional politics on New York and New Jersey's PBS' MetroFocus, and he is a regular opinion columnist for NJ Spotlight. Prior to completing his PhD at Rutgers University in 2008, Dr. Ambar is a Teach For America alumnus and taught 18 years in New York and New Jersey public schools. He is currently researching for a future book on the early political thought of Abraham Lincoln. He is the father of 14-year-old triplets and lives in Philadelphia.

The Reverend Lukata Mjumbe is the pastor of the historic Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church of Princeton. He teaches, preaches, advocates and seeks to boldly represent the prophetic tradition of leaders such as Reverend William Drew Robeson, Paul Robeson as well as Minister Malcolm X (El Hajj - Malik El Shabazz).


Reverend Mjumbe is a deeply committed advocate, organizer, artist and respected scholar committed to the radical transformation and salvation of oppressed communities and marginalized people. He is a high honors graduate of both Morehouse College and Princeton Theological Seminary. He serves as the Faith Policy Advisor to Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12).

Councilman Leighton Newlin was elected to council in 2021 but has been known for his civic involvment for several decades. He has served on Princeton Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, is chair fot the Witherspoon Jackson Neighborhood Association, and on the boards of the Witherspoon Jackson Historic and Cultural Society and the Paul Robeson House.

His professional background was a business owner for and after that he worked as Director of Special Services, at a Residential Community Release Program in Newark. The program, which guided residents in the post-incarceration reintegration process, provided education and job training as well as counseling focused on changing criminal and addictive behavior

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EVENT TYPE: | Lectures & Presentations |

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Tue, Jul 05, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
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Community members read an amended version of Frederick Douglass' influential speech, given on July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, to the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Society.
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Wed, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Jul 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
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Wed, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Two episodes of the acclaimed British TV show "Queens of Mystery" will be screened, and tea and biscuits will be served, on Wednesday afternoons in July and August.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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Wed, Jul 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a special edition story time about the underwater world.

Thu, Jul 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Thu, Jul 07, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Google Meet - meet.google.com/kvn-unvt-yjc
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Jul 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
The band performs a blend of jazz, pop, rock, R&B, funk, reggae, Top 40, swing and soul. Part of the Summer Nights Series at the Princeton Shopping Center. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Fri, Jul 08, 9:45am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Glenn Pasch, CEO of PCG companies, shares actionable steps to market yourself and leverage your online presence to help you obtain the job you are looking for, or maybe one you never thought of.

Fri, Jul 08, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Take a stroll down the "boardwalk" and enjoy games galore. For ages 7 and up.

Fri, Jul 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Off-Site - Community Park North/Pettoranello Gardens
Members of the NJ Storytelling Network present stories that reflect the theme of this year's Summer Reading program.

Fri, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Hinds Plaza
Members of Central Jersey Dance demonstrate basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds on Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room.

Sat, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a special edition story time about the underwater world.

Sun, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Princeton Public Library - Hinds Plaza
Stay Tuned performs their unique brand of Garage Pop on Hinds Plaza for the Summer 2022 edition of the library's popular Listen Local Series.

Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Zoom
Library staff showcase some great recent and notable book titles to add to your to-be-read list, offer personalized book recommendations and more. Registration required through PSRC.
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Mon, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Poets read from works in progress and receive constructive peer feedback at these twice-monthly virtual sessions.

Mon, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Google Meet - meet.google.com/aet-vjgt-gvp
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Mon, Jul 11, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
The group discusses "Suburban Dicks" by Fabian Nicieza.

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual - Zoom
Social media strategist Aliya Hammond teaches how to manage an effective Facebook page for your business.
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Tue, Jul 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Sketchers of all abilities and experience levels meet monthly to sketch, draw and paint together in this social art group. Registration is requested.

Tue, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
This interactive event features books, songs, rhymes and movement for kids of all ages, accompanied by an adult.

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
Members of the Princeton Macintosh Users Group help resolve questions about Apple devices. Drop in at any time during this session.

Tue, Jul 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library
Children ages 4-8 are invited to participate in some fun, self-guided activities that reflect our Summer Reading theme, Oceans of Possibilities.

Tue, Jul 12, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Princeton Room
All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors and emergency contact information.
Register

Tue, Jul 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Follow an Alaskan professor as he raises and studies a day octopus in his home, making remarkable discoveries about its extraordinary intelligence, personality and skills.

Wed, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Two episodes of the acclaimed British TV show "Queens of Mystery" will be screened, and tea and biscuits will be served, on Wednesday afternoons in July and August.

Wed, Jul 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library
Children ages 4-8 are invited to participate in some fun, self-guided activities that reflect our Summer Reading theme, Oceans of Possibilities.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
- meet.google.com/tmq-ohnf-myh
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Wed, Jul 13, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
This two-hour, hands-on training session covers more advanced editing and features of Adobe Photoshop.

Thu, Jul 14, 7:15am - 8:30pm
Virtual - Google Meet
During the July and August meetings the group will discuss, "Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching" by Paula J. Giddings.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
Share what you're reading to complete this year's Adult Summer Reading program.

Thu, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Jul 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library
Children ages 4-8 are invited to participate in some fun, self-guided activities that reflect our Summer Reading theme, Oceans of Possibilities.

Thu, Jul 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
Rock 'n' roll cover band Kindred Spirit performs favorites from the '60s through today. Part of the Summer Night Series at the Princeton Shopping Center. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Fri, Jul 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Part of the Kids Summer Movie series

Fri, Jul 15, 7:30pm - 9:45pm
Off-Site - Palmer Square
Library staff present some fun activities followed by Palmer Square's screening of the Disney film "Encanto."

Sat, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Part of the Kids Summer Movie series

Sun, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
Drop in any time during this program to help review and verify the transcribed 1950 census to increase access to these historical records.

Mon, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Teen Center
Rising fifth to ninth graders are invited to learn the basics of debate and public speaking (and gain confidence) through fun and interactive activities.
Register

Mon, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Google Meet - meet.google.com/aet-vjgt-gvp
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Tue, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
This interactive event features books, songs, rhymes and movement for kids of all ages, accompanied by an adult.

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
Members of the Princeton Macintosh Users Group help resolve questions about Apple devices. Drop in at any time during this session.

Tue, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Teen Center
Rising fifth to ninth graders are invited to learn the basics of debate and public speaking (and gain confidence) through fun and interactive activities.
Register

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
Learn the best practices for the development of web and blog sites. In person in the Tech Center.

Tue, Jul 19, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Princeton Room
All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors and emergency contact information.
Register

Tue, Jul 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Musicians and composers present collaborative and original compositions developed during the Sō Percussion Summer Institute.

Tue, Jul 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Writers receive constructive feedback at these twice-monthly group sessions during which participants read passages from a work in progress and members offer suggestions.
Registration opens Wednesday, July 6 2022 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual - Zoom
Discover the wide array of tools, gadgets and apps that can be helpful while hiking or camping.

Wed, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
This 6-week series will give attendees the skills and confidence needed to navigate the internet and computer applications.

Wed, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Teen Center
Rising fifth to ninth graders are invited to learn the basics of debate and public speaking (and gain confidence) through fun and interactive activities.
Register

Wed, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
The story of a young fish who yearns for adventure is told in this charming, original musical play.

Wed, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Wed, Jul 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Zoom
The library Board of Trustees will meet via electronic means.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Thu, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Teen Center
Rising fifth to ninth graders are invited to learn the basics of debate and public speaking (and gain confidence) through fun and interactive activities.
Register

Thu, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Jul 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
The Philadelphia-based Americana blues duo performs covers and some original music. Part of the Summer Nights series at the Princeton Shopping Center. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Thu, Jul 21, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual - Zoom
The author discusses his new book, "Laboratories against Democracy: How National Parties Transformed State Politics," with Princeton University political scientist Corrine McConnaughy. Virtual only.
Register

Fri, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room,Teen Center
Rising fifth to ninth graders are invited to learn the basics of debate and public speaking (and gain confidence) through fun and interactive activities.
Register

Fri, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Hinds Plaza
Members of Central Jersey Dance demonstrate basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds on Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room.

Mon, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Mike Griffith offers a generative poetry workshop. Participants will write and share the first draft of a new poem based on provided prompts.
Registration opens Tuesday, July 12 2022 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
This interactive event features books, songs, rhymes and movement for kids of all ages, accompanied by an adult.

Tue, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Princeton Room
All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors and emergency contact information.
Register

Tue, Jul 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site - Historical Society of Princeton
Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner discusses and signs copies of her new book, "The Summer Place" at this ticketed event at the Historical Society of Princeton's Updike Farmstead.
Register

Wed, Jul 27, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual - YouTube
Join guest readers from YingHua International School as they share storytime in Mandarin Chinese. For ages 3 and up, depending on Chinese proficiency level.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
This 6-week series will give attendees the skills and confidence needed to navigate the internet and computer applications.

Wed, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Two episodes of the acclaimed British TV show "Queens of Mystery" will be screened, and tea and biscuits will be served, on Wednesday afternoons in July and August.

Wed, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Jul 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Thu, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Jul 28, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Drop-in activities and crafts for children 7 years old and older are presented by our teen volunteers who will transform the Community Room into the lost city of Atlantis.

Thu, Jul 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
The DSB plays a repertoire of rock 'n' roll, soul, funk, rhythm and blues, disco, alternative music and top hits across the decades. Part of the Summer Nights series at the Princeton Shopping Center.

Sun, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site - Community Park North/Pettoranello Gardens
The Hudson Shakespeare Company presents the second of the summer’s two Shakespeare in the Park performances at the Community Park North Amphitheater.

Mon, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Zoom
Library staff showcase some great recent and notable book titles to add to your to-be-read list, offer personalized book recommendations and more. Registration required through PSRC.
Register

Mon, Aug 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Google Meet - meet.google.com/aet-vjgt-gvp
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.