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Screening & Panel Discussion: “13th”
February 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
As part of Black History Month, a special screening of Ava DuVernay’s critically acclaimed documentary on incarceration and racial equality, 13th, will be screened. In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.
Following the screening, a panel discussion will take place with the following participants:
- Mark Dorosin – Co-Director of the new Julius L. Chambers Center for Civil Rights
- Irving Joyner – Professor, North Carolina Central University School of Law
- Tim Tyson – Senior Research Scholar, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University
- Miea Walker – Criminal Justice Manager of Policy and Advocacy, Forward Justice
- Kathryn Hunter Williams – Teaching Associate Professor, UNC-CH Department of Dramatic Art, and member of PlayMakers Repertory Company
This special screening is co-sponsored by Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP; AAUW-Orange, Durham, Chatham; Carolina Black Caucus; Carolina Women’s Center, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILFP); Human Development and Family Studies – School of Education; and Sonja Haynes Stone Center
This event is free and open to the public. Limited free parking is available directly behind the Stone Center in the Bell Tower Deck.