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"Activism 101" with James Forman January 31, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Sparks Building, State College, PA 16801, USA - Room 124 Forman will meet with African American Studies undergraduate majors and minors to discuss criminal justice activism in the twenty-first century. “Can the Criminal Justice System Ever Be Just?” with James Forman January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 112 Kern Building, State College, PA 16802, USA In recent years, America’s criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent debate. Critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. James Forman, Jr. points out, however, that the war on crime that began in the 1970s was supported by many African American leaders in the nation’s urban centers. His book and talk seek to understand why.
When Jan 31, 2018
from 04:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Sparks Building, State College, PA 16801, USA - Room 124
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"Activism 101" with James Forman

January 31, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sparks Building, State College, PA 16801, USA - Room 124

Forman will meet with African American Studies undergraduate majors and minors to discuss criminal justice activism in the twenty-first century.

“Can the Criminal Justice System Ever Be Just?” with James Forman

January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
112 Kern Building, State College, PA 16802, USA

In recent years, America’s criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent debate. Critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. James Forman, Jr. points out, however, that the war on crime that began in the 1970s was supported by many African American leaders in the nation’s urban centers. His book and talk seek to understand why.

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