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Six@Six: Is Justice Blind?: Race, Class, and Our Criminal Justice System

February 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Danielle McDonald will discuss the history of race in the United States, how our conceptualization of race has impacted African Americans, and how it has shaped the criminal justice system.  Specifically, she will discuss the War on Drugs, racial profiling, and the effect those have had on African Americans.  Alternatives to the War on Drugs will be examined as well as how those approaches are being implemented in other countries. This lecture will leaving you thinking about justice and public policy  and whether reform is warranted in America.
** Complimentary Taste of Six@Six sponsored by The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County; Tickets are free. However, reservations are recommended.


February 22, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County- Main Library
800 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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About IJPC

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center educates and advocates for peace, challenges unjust local, national and global systems, and promotes the creation of a nonviolent society. IJPC is supported by faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. We address local, national and international concerns focusing on the death penalty, immigration, human trafficking and peace and nonviolence.