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Michelle Alexander - The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander (author) in Portland on Jan 16th at 7pm Doors Open at 5PM - opens w/ a speaker panel before author speaks. Emmanuel Temple Church (1033 N. Sumner St.) near the Cascade Campus



Michelle Alexander is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University, a civil rights advocate and a writer.



Michelle Alexander is coming to PCC at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16 to discuss her new book, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness."



There will be a community tabling fair in the multipurpose room from 5-6 p.m., and a community panel will discuss topics of Alexander's lecture from 5:45-6:45 p.m. At 7 p.m., she will speak and be followed by a Q-and-A session and book signing.



http://news.pcc.edu/2013/01/michelle-alexander/

http://www.facebook.com/events/335378566576076/?fref=ts

http://www.pcc.edu/resources/aspcc/cascade/

UPDATE: The Full Video from this event is now online here:
http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2013/01/421421.shtml
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