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August 2020

A Discussion on the Connections Between Black Lives Matter and the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Vincent Intondi is an Associate Professor of History, Director of the Institute for Race, Justice & Civic Engagement, and Coordinator for History and Political Science at Montgomery College in Takoma Park, Maryland. From 2009-2017, Dr. Intondi was Director of Research for American University’s Nuclear Studies Institute in Washington, DC. He is the author of the book, African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement with Stanford University Press.  He holds a PhD in history from American…

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Shutting Down the Prison Pipeline: Restorative and Transformative Justice

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Restorative-Transformative Justice

America’s obsession with private prisons and all of their human rights violations began as a transition from slavery. Today US prisons, both public and private, incarcerate more people than any other country. Andrea James, a formerly incarcerated woman, founder of both Families for Justice as Healing and the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, will be speaking. Prison most often causes further social and economic harm and does not result in an increase in public safety.…

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