The Stacked Deck: Race and America’s Unjust Criminal Justice System
Biased policing. Discriminatory sentencing. Over-incarceration of black people. America’s long history of segregation and structural racism has led to today’s racialized criminal justice system. How do we address the roots of a system designed to perpetuate racial subjugation? Can we realize a just and equal future? Join Nick Turner, president and director of the Vera Institute of Justice, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad, author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America, for this look at centuries of racial injustice, and how white Americans have reaped the benefits while black Americans have paid the price.
Venue: Brooklyn Historical Society
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Coney Island Circus Sideshow at Coney Island Museum
Sun | 12PM
Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. "Magic at Coney!!!" is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians;...
Tech Support for Grandparents at 92nd Street Y
Sun | 5PM
Want to group-text your whole family all at once? Bring your device and our two tech experts will help figure it out in this free class. The class meets Wednesdays, from 5-6 pm, and Sundays, from 3-4 ...
An Evening with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
Sun | 7:30 PM
The MSO returns to New York after a 50-year hiatus with a program of contemporary Australian music and orchestral classics. Australian works by Iain Grandage and Carl Vine are bookended by the overtur...