Mass Incarceration: Roots, Reality, Resistance
Date: Mar. 4th, 2019 @ 12pm
12 p.m.-1:30 p.m., March 4, 2019 at WSU Law School, 471 W. Palmer Street, Detroit, Mich. 48202.
A panel of speakers will address and lead a discussion on mass incarceration. Presenters include:
- Ed Sanders — Former juvenile lifer, now working with State Appellate Defenders Office (SADO) with its re-entry program as a paralegal.
- Heather Ann Thompson — Historian, activist, college professor and author from Detroit. Heather wrote “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy,” which was awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for History.
- Yusef Bunchy Shakur — Founder of the Urban Network and Restoring the Neighbor Back to the Hood Backpack Giveaway, Shakur was convicted at 19 and sentenced to serve 5-15 years in prison. It was in prison where he first met his father and his thirst for knowledge flourished.
March 4, 2019
12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
WSU Law School
471 West Palmer Street
Detroit, Mich. 48201
Free to the public. Light lunch served.
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