Brown Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

This Is America Series

Embedded within the American social, political, and economic systems are various forms of structural violences. The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice's series This Is America explores how these structures and systems are rooted in anti-Black racism. 

November 16th, 2020
The Torture Letters: Reckoning with Police Violence

October 28th, 2020
2020 Debra Lee Lecture: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty First Century featuring Dr. William A. Darity and Kirsten Mullen

October 20th, 2020
Voter Suppression

September 29th, 2020
Defunding the Police: Organizing Against the Carceral State in Providence
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September 17th, 2020
Race, Injustice, and Health Disparities: Barriers to Equity and Citizenship
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July 16th, 2020
Challenges to Global Anti-Black Racism: A Conversation
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June 29th, 2020
Breaking the Thin Blue Line of Bigotry: How Outcries for Police Reform have led to Calls for Abolition 
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June 11th, 2020 
Black Lives: Structural Violence, Protest and Change
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Funded in part through support from Brown University's Addressing Systemic Racism Seed Fund.