prisons


Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free: And Other Paradoxes of Our Broken Legal System (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

  A senior federal judge’s incisive, unsettling exploration of some of the paradoxes that define the judiciary today, Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free features essays examining why innocent people plead guilty, why high-level executives aren’t prosecuted, why you won’t get your day in court, and why the […]


A Seat At The Table: Prison Reform and Restorative Justice (Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture) – VIRTUAL

  NMAAHC’s signature program A Seat at the Table will be returning on our virtual platform in 2021, please mark your calendars. The museum will host a thought-provoking conversation of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States. Julianne Malveaux will moderate a discussion among journalists and media producer Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, activist, author, Atlantic […]


Film Discussion: ’13TH’ (Maryland Lynching Memorial Project) – VIRTUAL

  Please join us for a discussion on the historic and contemporary pernicious effects of the 13th amendment and the role it plays in the Black Lives Matter era. we will be discussing Ava DuVernay’s 13th, one of the most powerful and influential non-fiction films ever made. With breathtaking clarity and heartbreaking […]