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  • Heather Ann Thompson Discusses emBlood in the Waterem
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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, in which she recalls the Attica prison uprising that took place at the…

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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers…

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  • History of Incarceration
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    History of Incarceration

    Panelists talked about the history of incarceration and prison reform in the Unites States. The panelists examined different trends in prison structure and inmate control from the early…

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  • Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform
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    Criminal Justice and Race

    Community advocacy groups and law enforcement officials talked about over-criminalization and the effect of mass incarceration on African-American communities and ways to reform policing practices in…

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  • Discussion on US Incarceration Rates
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    U.S. Incarceration Rates

    Panelists talked about a National Academy of Sciences report on the origins and effects of growing incarceration rates in the U.S. According to the report, the increase in incarceration…

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