Tucson Festival of Books

Ali Winston


Ali Winston is an independent reporter covering criminal justice, privacy, and surveillance. His work has been rewarded with several awards, including the George Polk Award for local reporting in 2017. Winston is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley. His first book is "The Riders Come out at Night: Brutality, Corruption, and Cover-up in Oakland," with Darwin BondGraham

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Awards: Whiting Award, Polk Award


Scheduled events:
Busted: Police and Racial Inequality
Police involvement in the death of innocent people — frequently people of color — gained national attention with the murder of George Floyd. In this session, our authors answer the questions of how we move forward and how to make law enforcement more accountable.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Steve Phillips, Joanna Schwartz, Ali Winston
Moderator: Samuel Brown
Inside Police Culture
Years of court decisions have made it harder and harder to hold police accountable for abuses of power that frequently target minority populations. In this session, a law professor and two investigators who dug deep into the Oakland Police Department will share their thoughts on how we got here ... and how we might do better.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Joanna Schwartz, Ali Winston
Moderator: Steve Weiss

Book:
The Riders Come Out at Night
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Atria Books
January 2023
ISBN 9781982168599