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Detroiters Speak Fall 2020: Policing Black Power - From Watts to Detroit
“Gang Shit” and The War on Drugs
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.
- Facilitator: David Goldberg
- Yusef Shakur
- Additional speakers TBA
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