Maynard & Ritchie discuss racial profiling by police

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12 Mars 2018

Racial Profiling: Police Violence in Canada and the United States

Reggie's Bar solidarity coop
1455, de Maisonneuve W., H-231
Métro Guy-Concordia

Accessibility
*Free (we may require tickets via Eventbrite though - stay posted)
*Wheelchair accessible
*Whisper translation to French on request

Robyn Maynard is a Black feminist who has spent years documenting racist and gender-based state violence. She has spent the better part of the decade doing frontline harm-reduction outreach work in Montreal, and continues to provide trainings for health and social service providers on the harms created by systemic racism, criminal laws and stigmatization. She is the author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present, a national bestseller, released by Fernwood Publishing in October 2017 (Source: https://robynmaynard.com/)

Andrea Ritchie is the author of Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color and co-author of Say Her Name: Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women and Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States. She writes and speaks extensively on national and local policing issues, focusing on the experiences of Black women and women of color. Andrea has over 20 years of experience as a researcher, policy analyst and advocate on criminal justice issues (Source: http://andreajritchie.com/)

Sponsored by:
Concordia Student Union (CSU)
Collectif de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la contestation (CRIC)
School of Community and Public Affairs, Concordia University (SCPA)

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