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EVENT REGISTRATION

Jacob Blake, BLM, and Political Conventions

Our panel will discuss a variety of related topics to racial justice, police reform, protest, and Black Lives Matter as a 2020 election issue.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Jacob Blake, BLM, and Political Conventions

Demonstrations for Jacob Blake continue, and an Illinois teen is in custody and facing charges for allegedly shooting three protesters earlier this week, killing two of them. Our panel will discuss a variety of related topics to racial justice, police reform, protest, and Black Lives Matter as a 2020 election issue.


Panelists

Vladimir Medenica Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Delaware.
Andrea S. Boyles, Ph.D., Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies, Tulane University
Anne Bailey Ph.D., Professor of History, Binghamton University, State University of New York.


Registration is closed for this event.

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