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  • Nikhil Pal Singh, “Race, Crime and Police Power in the Making of US Empire.”

    Nikhil Pal Singh, “Race, Crime and Police Power in the Making of US Empire.”

    Nikhil Pal Singh (Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, New York University) 2pm, Friday, March 28, 2014 — Room 4406 “Race, Crime and Police Power in the Making of US Empire” This talk considers the historical importance of racialized criminality (and criminalized racial […]

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  • The Drug War: Policing and US Militarism at Home and Abroad (2/20@6:30pm)

    The Drug War: Policing and U.S. Militarism at Home and Abroad Join us for an important conversation about how the U.S. Drug War has fueled mass incarceration and discriminatory policing practices in the U.S. as well as violence and militarization throughout Latin America. This panel will […]

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  • Community Event on Stop and Frisk Lawsuits – 1/27/14

    Community Event on the Stop and Frisk Lawsuits and Lasting Reforms Monday, January 27th, 2014 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University 55 Fifth Avenue, Room 204 Are you interested in learning the next steps in the lawsuits against Stop […]

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  • Talking Transition: Criminal Justice Conversations

    Talking Transition: Criminal Justice Conversations Election Day isn’t (and should be) the only day of the year that the public has an opportunity to shape politics. Talking Transition has created a space to keep the conversations about issues that matter to New Yorkers going. There are several […]

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  • Prison and Policing…on the Stage and Silver Screen

    We’ve recently learned of two upcoming events that feature the experience of police, policing, and incarceration — the first dramatized in a one-man theatrical performance, the second a documentary debuting at the DOC NYC Film Festival.   My Father’s a Cop   My Father’s a […]

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  • Where I am Going: Stop-and-Frisk

    “We all have places to go. Stop-and-frisk shouldn’t stop us.” Where I am Going is a short-documentary series on NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy. The 4-5 minute videos share the experience of stop-and-frisk from the perspectives of a policeman, a pastor, and a high school senior.   […]

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  • Coming of Age With Stop and Frisk – 10/17(5:30-7:30pm@JJay)

    Coming of Age with Stop and Frisk: Experiences, Self-Perceptions, and Public Safety Implications   The Center on Race, Crime, and Justice at John Jay College is hosting an event marking the publication of the Vera Center on Youth Justice’s report, Coming of Age with Stop and Frisk: Experiences, […]

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  • Our Voices: Perspectives on Abusive Policing (6pm-Oct. 24, CCNY)

    Our Voices: Perspectives on Abusive Policing 6pm Thursday, October 24th City College CUNY, North Academic Center room 1/202 Free and Open to the Public This event with feature a panel of students from diverse backgrounds speaking on how abusive policing has affected their communities. They […]

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  • Police, Prisons, and Power: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Criminal Justice (4/12/13)

    Join the Prison Studies Group for our Third Annual Graduate Student Conference on Friday, April 12 at The Graduate Center, CUNY. “Police, Prisons, and Power: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Criminal Justice” features original research from PhD candidates from across the country, discussing historical, contemporary, national and international […]

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  • Prisons and Police in 1914 NYC – Thai Jones, Speaks at Gotham Center (3/6/13)

    As part of the Gotham Center’s Forum series, historian Thai Jones will be discussing his latest book, More Powerful Than Dynamite: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York’s Year of Anarchy on March 6, 2013 at the CUNY Graduate Center. Dr. Jones has shared an excerpt […]

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