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Stop and Frisk and Marijuana Arrests: Policing Communities of Color in Harlem and Beyond

  • Date
    Thu, Dec 06

    Time
    6:30 PM — 8:30 PM

    Address
    NAC
    160 Convent Avenue

    Location
    NAC, Faculty Dining Hall

    p: 212.650.7386

    Admission
    Free

  • Event Details

    Join us for a panel discussion on New York City's controversial Stop and Frisk policy and its disproportionate impact on communities of colors.

    Panelists are:

    • Harry Levine of Queens College on the legality of Stop and Frisk, the problem of marijuana arrests, and police tactics.
    • Delores Jones Brown of John Jay College on the current state of Stop and Frisk, legal challenges to the policy, and police reform activities underway in New York City.
    • Khary Lazarre-White, director of the Brotherhood /Sister Sol, on innovative practices to address Stop and Frisk, especially through legal education and peer rights training.
    • Rakim Jenkins, a CCNY senior and member of the Black Student Union, on current student social-justice work and plans on campus and off.

    Free and open to the public; includes reception.

    Sponsored by the Office of the President, the Colin Powell Center, the CCNY Division of Social Sciences, and the student organization Leaders Against Systemic Injustice (LASI)

    RSVP to cpowellctr@gmail.com or http://tiny.cc/stopandfrisk_register
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