JW Center Hosts Finding My Voice with Emerald Garner, Daughter of Former Eric Garner, and Etan Thomas
JW Center Co-Hosts “The Waiting Game”: The Pervasiveness and Proliferation of Anticipatory Stress During Jail Incarceration with Professor Kristin Turney from UC Irvine
Tune into Beyond the Field with Dr. Joseph Richardson from the Department of African American Studies
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"Finding My Voice: On Grieving My Father Eric Garner and Pushing for Justice" with Emerald Garner and Etan Thomas
"Emerald Garner has fought tirelessly for justice for her father Eric Garner. Her Story is one that needs to be heard." —Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Civil Rights Leader, Founder, Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Maryland has an incarceration rate of 531 per 100,000 people (including prisons, jails, immigration detention, and juvenile justice facilities), meaning that it locks up a higher percentage of its people than almost any democracy on earth. Read on to learn more about who is incarcerated in Maryland and why.
April 26 (Reuters) - Harvard University is setting aside $100 million for an endowment fund and other measures to close the educational, social and economic gaps that are legacies of slavery and racism, according to an email the university’s president sent to all students, faculty and staff on Tuesday.
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