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Announcement :: Police and Prisons : Race
Michelle Alexander to Speak at Tufts Thursday
02 Dec 2013
Michelle Alexander Keynote Lecture December 5, 2013 7:30pm -9:00pm

This talk is sponsored by Tufts' Center for Race and Democracy, located at 23 Bellevue Street in Medford on the 3rd Floor. Medford
Michelle Alexander Keynote Lecture Michelle Alexander speaks on her bestseller, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" at Tufts for the Gerald Gill Keynote Lecture. Book signing following lecture.

Tickets are free & available to the public at the Aidekman Box Office (617-627-3493).

Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar. In recent years, she has taught at a number of universities, including Stanford Law School, where she was an associate professor of law and directed the Civil Rights Clinics. In 2005, she won a Soros Justice Fellowship, which supported the writing of The New Jim Crow, and that same year she accepted a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University. The New Jim Crow was on the New York Times Bestseller List for 10 consecutive months.

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