Documentary film screening and community discussion.
America makes up 5% of the world’s population, yet locks up 25% of the world’s prisoners. 40% are black men. Directed by Ava DuVernay, director of the film Selma.
Anasa Maat, Ed.D., author, publisher, Newark Public Library trustee: Moderator
Linda M. Carter, Esq., Director, Paralegal Studies Program, Essex County College; Honorable Sharpe James, former mayor, City of Newark; Ali McBride, Investigator, New Jersey Department of Corrections: Panelists
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 2:00 to 4:30 pm
2nd Floor Reading Room, Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark
Cosponsored by the Friends of the James Brown African American Room
This program is part of Black History Celebration 2017.
PNC Foundation is proud to support the Newark Public Library’s Black History Celebration.