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  • What is Justice? Film Series – American Violet (4/3)

    American Violet – Film Screening and Discussion A part of the What is Justice? Film Series  Thursday April 3rd, 2014 – 6:00 – 8:30pm The What is Justice? Film Series continues Thursday April 3rd from 6-8:30pm with a screening of “American Violet,” a film based on the racially charged drug […]

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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 Historical Roots of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Criminal Justice (2/25@JJ)

    The Historical Roots of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Criminal Justice featuring Clinton Lacey, Deputy Commissioner for the NYC Department of Probation Tuesday, February 25th at 1:45pm  John Jay College, Room L.76 Reception to follow in L72 at 2:45pm You may RSVP on John Jay […]

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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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  • 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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  • Herman Wallace (1941-2013)

    In Memoriam. Herman Wallace passed away early this morning, October 4, 2013, just three days after being released from Angola Prison, where he spent more than four decades in solitary confinement. Almost immediately upon his incarcerated for armed robbery  in  1971, Along with  Albert Woodfox […]

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  • Challenging Punishment: Race, the People’s Health, and the War on Drugs (10/4-10/5)

    “Challenging Punishment: Race, the People’s Health, and the War on Drugs,” is a two-day conference sponsored by Columbia University’s Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS), featuring scholars and researchers; health and legal professionals; and citizen advocates in discussion of the relevant social, legal, and […]

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  • “Race, Law, and Justice” – CUNY BMI Eighth Annual Conference (10/4/13)

    The CUNY Black Male Initiative hosts it’s eighth annual conference this year at York College. The event is packed with amazing panels and esteemed speakers, all on the topic of “Race, Law, and Justice.” Under the direction of Elliott Dawes, CUNY BMI has paid critical […]

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