Cry the Beloved Country: George Floyd and America’s continuing racial tragedy
When: Monday, June 22, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The President of the Law and Society Association (and currently our HSS Distinguished Visiting Professor) Penelope Andrews will host a round table discussion to all interested staff and students in the school entitled: ‘Cry the Beloved Country: George Floyd and America’s continuing racial tragedy’
The virtual one-hour roundtable will centre on police brutality, structural racial inequalities, inequities in the criminal justice system, and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of colour.
Professor Andrews (New York Law School) will be joined by:
- Professor Kendall Thomas, from Columbia Law School
- Dr Tanzil Chowdhury (Queen Mary)
- Professor Kirk Burkhalter, from New York Law School (a former NYPD police detective and a progressive voice on police reform).
**Please note this is an online seminar. We will provide you joining details 1 day before the event starts.
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