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National Day of Racial Healing

Jan 18, 2022

Wright Library, named for abolitionist, pastor and Princeton Theological Seminary alumnus Rev. Theodore Sedgwick Wright, joins the American Library Association (ALA), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) in recognizing the sixth annual US National Day of Racial Healing.*

"The naming of the library is a milestone in the implementation of a multi-year action plan to repent for the Seminary’s historical ties to slavery." October 13, 2021 press release

Whether your work and/or scholarship brings you to Wright Library or to other libraries or archives, we encourage you to engage with our history to better understand the present and help bring healing. This bibliography offers some reading and listening resources from Wright Library's general and archival collections and beyond.

*The National Day of Racial Healing is part of a larger movement for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT)—a political and cultural framework developed by Dr. Gail Christopher and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.