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Feb.24, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 9

Reflecting on race

In response to: Postracial Princeton?

By Kitty Hsu Dana ’77

Published in the February24, 2010 issue

Thanks to PAW for devoting a full issue (Jan. 13) to “Reflecting on race in the Obama era.” Princeton has built a diverse student body in racial and ethnic composition and income strata. The articles on race reveal that representational diversity does not automatically lead to...

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Supporting Asian-American studies

In response to: Postracial Princeton?

By Sue-Jean Lee Suettinger ’70

Published in the February24, 2010 issue

Bravo, PAW, for “Reflecting on race” and enabling a welcome communitywide conversation about the topic. “As the University moves to assert itself as a national thought leader on race,” we believe that dialogue needs to include a diversity of voices, and that its academic...

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Heading in the right direction

In response to: Postracial Princeton?

By John Husen Chang ’60 *67 p87 p94

Published in the February24, 2010 issue

Each P-rade I look forward to the visuals and the cheers of the increasingly diverse classes as we march toward the present. The eloquent, thoughtful, and passionate views expressed in PAW’s special issue on race paint a much more complex picture. Much has changed. My class...

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Reflecting on race #4

In response to: The great debate

By J. Wilson Morris ’61

Published in the February24, 2010 issue

The treatment of Supreme Court Justice James Wayne, Class of 1808 (feature, Jan. 13), was fair in its criticism of his role in the Dred Scott decision. But it was not fair in the impression it left of this distinguished Princetonian. Throughout his career, he fought to maintain...

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Return Princeton to its roots

In response to: Home

By B. Beck Fisher Jr. ’55

Published in the February24, 2010 issue

I read with interest, and a degree of surprise, the articles in the Jan. 13 issue that deal with race and ethnicity at Princeton: the various Asian-American, African-American, Latino-American, and multiracial enclaves. All of them seem ardently to aspire to curricula, and...

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