Thursday, October 23, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Hayti Heritage Center
804 Old Fayetteville Street, Durham
This forum was the second in a series of conversations to address the impact of “250 years of slavery; 90 years of Jim Crow; 60 years of separate but equal; 35 years of state-sanctioned redlining” as described by Ta-Nehisi Coates in his acclaimed contribution, “The Case For Reparations” printed in the June 2014 issue of The Atlantic.
N.C. House of Representatives
Founding Director, Bridges/Puentes prison ministry
Associate Professor, Political Science
North Carolina Central University (NCCU)
State Representative Larry Hall talked about legislation passed and needed to address racial disparities in criminal cases. Sandra Velez provided an eye-witness report of incarceration and its impact on families.
This event was free and open to the general public. Refreshments catered by Blue Coffee Café. For more information contact Rita Gonzalez email@example.com (Spanish/English) or 919-949-6352.