The Princeton Public Library ( 65 Witherspoon St. Princeton, NJ ) will present a panel of Princeton residents and others from the local area who participated in Freedom Summer and Civil Rights events in 1964 share their memories. The panel will be moderated by Ted Fetter of Not In Our Town and will include Shirley Satterfield, historian of the Princeton African American community and Not In Our Town member (shown above with Bob Moses) ; Benjamin Colbert, who is retired from ETS and is an artist and on the board of Princeton Community Housing; Joseph Moore, who was the second African-American dean at Princeton University and who served on Borough Council as the police and fire commissioner; and Michael Lipsky, from Washington, D.C., a research professor at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at Demos, a public policy organization. Lipsky was a graduate student at Princeton University in 1964 when he volunteered for Freedom Summer. Princeton Public Library Community Room
This program is part of a series of events supporting “Risking Everything: A Freedom Summer Exhibit” that is traveling nationwide courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The exhibit will be in Princeton at the John Witherspoon Middle School Learning Commons through Nov. 23 a nd the Carl A. Fields Center Nov. 25 to Dec. 5.
Co-sponsored by the library, Not In Our Town and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities