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Semester in Detroit pres.

Detroiters Speak Fall 2020: Policing Black Power - From Watts to Detroit

“Gang Shit” and The War on Drugs

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Note: This is the third class in a 4-part series. For more information on the series, please visit our website: tinyurl.com/wattstodetroit

This session discusses the War on Drugs, federally funded gang initiatives, and the expansion of the prison-industrial complex. We will explore the cost of the War on Drugs, grassroots efforts against violence in Black communities, and the relationship between police escalation, anti-Blackness, and drug criminalization and the Los Angeles rebellion and the DPD’s murder of Malice Green in 1993.

SPEAKERS:

- Facilitator: David Goldberg
- Yusef Shakur
- Additional speakers TBA
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