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BREATHE Act–Contact Your Representative to Support

The BREATHE Act, the 21st century Civil Rights Act, is “proposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation’s criminal justice system through such changes as eliminating agencies like the Drug Enforcement Administration and the use of surveillance technology” that…

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Film and Discussion: “Incarcerating US,” Tuesday, May 2, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

A screening of the documentary that examines America’s prison problem and explores criminal justice reforms is followed by a discussion with author (“From the Block to the Boardroom”) and advocate Tracey D. Syphax. Community Room, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon…

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“13th” Screening and Discussion with Ruha Benjamin, Thursday, Jan. 5, 6 p.m.

Princeton Public Library presents Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor of African-American studies at Princeton University, who will lead a post-screening discussion of Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th.”  Film and discussion will take place on Thursday,January 5, 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm….

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How Many Americans Are Unnecessarily Incarcerated?

Adding to the body of evidence of the ineffectiveness and injustice of mass incarceration, the Brennan Center for Justice of the New York University School of Law released a report “How Many Americans Are Unnecessarily Incarcerated?” which states that “Nearly…

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From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

You are invited to a free screening of 13th, the film by Ava DuVernay, on THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017, followed by a discussion with Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. The event will be held…

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