The decriminalization of white America

Khalil Gibran Muhammad will speak on “Erasure: The Decriminalization of White America” on Oct. 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 100. Muhammad is a professor of history, race and public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. His scholarship and teaching examine the broad intersections of race, democracy, inequality and criminal justice in modern U.S. History. He is the author of the award-winning book The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America, which explores the roots of the popular conception of black criminality in America. His work has been featured in the New York Times, New Yorker, and Washington Post, among other media. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series.

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