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From Attica to Ferguson: Race and the Criminal Justice System

Russell Special Collections Building, Auditorium (Room 271)

A discussion and book signing featuring Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Princeton University), author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, and Heather Thompson (University of Michigan), author of Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy.

This event is jointly sponsored by the Department of History, the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the Institute for African American Studies, and the Departments of Sociology and Political Science. 

Taylor portrait Taylor book jacket

Thompson.jpgThompson book jacket

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