Black and Blue: The Long History of Police Brutality, Resistance, and Reform in NYC

Marcia Davis, editor at the criminal justice news organization The Marshall Project, interviews the distinguished historian Clarence Taylor about his new book, Fight the Power: African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City.

Discussion continues in the second half with a status report on where the problem of NYPD violence and institutional reform stand now, almost five years after the strangulation of Eric Garner and the massive protests that ensued: featuring Hawk Newsome, president of Black Lives Matter-Greater New York, and CUNY’s Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing and longtime consultant to both police departments and human rights organizations, internationally.











When: Fri., January 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Where: Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave.
212-817-7000
Price: Free
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Marcia Davis, editor at the criminal justice news organization The Marshall Project, interviews the distinguished historian Clarence Taylor about his new book, Fight the Power: African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City.

Discussion continues in the second half with a status report on where the problem of NYPD violence and institutional reform stand now, almost five years after the strangulation of Eric Garner and the massive protests that ensued: featuring Hawk Newsome, president of Black Lives Matter-Greater New York, and CUNY’s Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing and longtime consultant to both police departments and human rights organizations, internationally.

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