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  • Open Phones on the Kerner Report
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    Open Phones on the Kerner Report

    Harvard University professor Elizabeth Hinton talked about the Kerner Report and the government’s response to poverty and crime in the 1960s. President Lyndon Johnson established the…

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  • Kerner Report at 50
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    Kerner Report at 50

    After a series of urban riots in 1967, President Lyndon Johnson established the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, headed by Illinois Governor Otto Kerner. Historians marked…

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  • After Words with Chris Hayes
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    After Words with Chris Hayes

    Chris Hayes talked about his book A Colony in a Nation, in which he argues that the criminal justice system is dividing the country into two Americas. In his book, Mr. Hayes says that law…

    1,735 views
  • Authors Discuss Race and Power in the US
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    Race and Power in America

    Tommie Shelby, author of Dark Ghettos, Elizabeth Hinton, author of The War on Poverty, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad, author of The Condemnation of Blackness, participated in a discussion on…

    1,070 views
  • emFrom the War on Poverty to the War on Crimeem
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    From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

    Professor Elizabeth Hinton talked about her book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America, in which she traces the rise of incarceration in…

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  • emChicago Tribuneem Printers Row Lit Fest Discussion on Prisons
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    Discussion on Prisons

    Elizabeth Hinton, author of From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America and Baz Dreisinger, author of Incarceration Nations: A Journey to…

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