|Wednesday Feb 22, 2017 6:00 PM - Wednesday Feb 22, 2017 7:30 PM | Free
Six@Six: Is Justice Blind?: Race, Class, and Our Criminal Justice System
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County- Main Library
Plenty of seats are still available for this FREE lecture. All are welcome to attend. Simply show up!
associate professor of criminal justice
Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice, & Organizational Leadership
College of Arts and Sciences
** Complimentary Taste of Six@Six sponsored by The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County; Tickets are free. However, reservations are recommended.
Danielle McDonald will discuss the history of race in the United States, how our conceptualization of race has impacted African Americans, and how it has shaped the criminal justice system. Specifically, she will discuss the War on Drugs, racial profiling, and the effect those have had on African Americans. Alternatives to the War on Drugs will be examined as well as how those approaches are being implemented in other countries. This lecture will leaving you thinking about justice and public policy and whether reform is warranted in America.
Danielle McDonald is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice & Organizational Leadership at Northern Kentucky University. Her research and teaching interests include the areas of student philanthropy, reentry, substance abuse and mental health programming as well as the impact of the criminal justice system on women and minorities. Professor McDonald has completed program evaluations for a variety of correctional treatment programs as well as community based programs focusing on prevention and post release from the criminal justice system. Her most recent publication is a book titled Is Justice Blind?: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Class & the Criminal Justice System.
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County- Main Library (View)
800 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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