At least 16 enslaved men, women, and children lived and worked here2 min
Free African Americans worked in a variety of jobs on campus in the 19th century.2 min
Some African Americans took classes at Princeton University before World War II1 min
A number of civil rights leaders engaged with students at Princeton2 min
Four black undergraduates came to Princeton through a US Navy training program2 min
Princeton began to seek out African American students in 19632 min
The first black student organization at Princeton formed in 19662 min
Student activism led to the creation of programs in Afro-American & African Studies1 min
The Third World Center opened in 1971 and was a space for students of color2 min
Diversity and inclusion in the 21st century2 min
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This tour shares stories from throughout the history of African Americans at Princeton University. We encourage you to listen to the audio excerpts, look at the photos, and watch the short video clips to learn about the personal experiences of African Americans who have worked and studied at Princeton. We hope you will take advantage of the links at each stop for more information. This tour is best viewed using a Chrome or Firefox browser.
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