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Residents discuss relationship with University, Dec. 3

"The John Witherspoon Community and Princeton" will be the topic for a luncheon discussion from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the West Room of Murray-Dodge Hall.

Two residents of the John Witherspoon neighborhood in Princeton, Albert Hinds, who has lived on John Street for nearly all of his 101 years, and Shirley Satterfield, whose family has lived in Princeton for several generations, will speak on the history of the African-American community in town.

Jessica Lautin, a 2003 Princeton graduate whose senior thesis, "That Side of Paradise: A Story of Princeton -- the University, the Town and the African-American Community," addressed the University's role in the neighborhood, will introduce the two speakers.

The event is sponsored by the Student Volunteers Council . Lunch will be provided. For more information, e-mail the council or call (609) 258-5557.

Contact: Ruth Stevens (609) 258-3601

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