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The War on Drugs as an Instrument of Racial Oppression: How Did We Get Here and Where Do We Go?

Northeastern University School of Law and the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) invites you to a community forum. 

The War on Drugs as an Instrument of Racial Oppression:
How Did We Get Here and Where Do We Go?

This event will be hosted on Zoom.

Registration link to follow soon!
A video recording of the panel will be posted to this page at a later date. 

With racist policing in the spotlight, this forum will explore how the War on Drugs has served as the legal foundation and rhetorical justification for militarized policing in the United Sates. After a panel interrogating the history of the War on Drugs as an instrument of racial oppression and its relationship with police brutality, this forum will engage members of the community in a discussion about actionable and effective reforms.

Panelists:
Rahsaan D. Hall ‘98
Director, Racial Justice Program American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts

Leo Beletsky
Professor of Law and Health Sciences, Northeastern University; Director, Health in Justice Action Lab

Moderator:
Moriah Wilkins ’21 

Sponsored by Northeastern Law's:
Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

Dial-In Information

Zoom registraiton link to follow soon

Wednesday, July 8 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Panel/Roundtable Discussion

Departments

School of Law, Alumni/ae

Website

https://www.northeastern.edu/law/news...

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