All Lectures

Michelle Alexander
University of Chicago
February 21, 2013

Michelle Alexander, highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, Associate Professor of Law at Ohio State University, and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindn

Beth Richie
The Justice Initiative at Columbia University
May 30, 2014

Beth Richie Keynote address at the 2014 Beyond the Bars: Breaking Through Conference at Columbia University organized by the Criminal Justice Cau

Becky Pettit
Center for Ethics and Public Policy, UMD
November 9, 2015

For African American men without a high school diploma, being in prison or jail is more common than being employed—a sobering reality that calls into question post-Civil Rights era social gains.

Bryan Stevenson
TED Talks
March 1, 2012

In an engaging and personal talk — with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks — human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some h