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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.

Details

Date:
February 13, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm

Venue

Stone Center