Our Declaration of Independence states that all men are created equal, but racism continues to be a part of American life. Our authors will talk about race from early abuses in the Jim Crow era to the struggles for equality led by Martin Luther King Jr. to issues in policing nationwide.
|This event has free advance tickets. Make reservations
|Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)
|Sat, Mar 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)
|Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Jonathan Eig is the best-selling author of six books, most recently, "King: A Life," which The New York Times hailed as a “monumental” work that now stands as “the definitive” new biography of Martin Luther King Jr....
Antonia Hylton is a Peabody and Emmy-award winning journalist at NBC News reporting on politics and civil rights, and she is the co-host of the hit podcasts "Southlake" and "Grapevine." She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, where she received prizes for her investigative research on race, mass incarceration and the history of psychiatry....
Edwin Raymond, a 15 year veteran of the New York Police Department, is one of the nation’s leading voices on criminal justice reform. He has received numerous accolades, including a Commanding Officer’s Award for exceptional duty, an NAACP Courage and Leadership Award, an International Documentary Association’s Courage Under Fire Award and a Doc Star of the Month Award....