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    Community Policing and Race Relations

    Members of the the law enforcement community and the Department of Justice’s director of Community Oriented Policing Services discussed the importance of strengthening police-community relations. “Walking the…

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    Racial Profiling

    A family discussed an encounter with the Washington, D.C., police and the subject of racial profiling. Kelly Amis showed a clip of her documentary film, Think of Calvin, which chronicled the incident. “Think of Calvin: One…

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    Polling in Campaign 2016

    Joel Benenson, chief strategist for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, spoke at a forum on the 2016 presidential campaign. He highlighted the core objectives…

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    Senator Tom Cotton on 2016 Senate Races

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), vice chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, participated in a discussion of the upcoming 2016 Senate races and whether the Republican Party can maintain…

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    Women in Politics

    Panelists talked about how young women can be inspired to pursue a career in politics.

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    Campaign 2016

    Republican strategists talked about the 2016 presidential race and the Republican National Convention happening that week in Cleveland. They previewed Republican presidential nominee Donald…

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    Representative Greg Walden on 2016 Congressional Races

    National Republican Congressional Committee Chair Greg Walden (R-OR) talked about the potential down ticket effects of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign during an event hosted by the…

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    Children of Prisoners

    Panelists discussed the impact of incarcerated parents on children and the family structure. “What Happens to Children When Parents Go to Prison?” was part of the day-long event, “Race and Justice in…

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    Prisoner Rehabilitation

    Nneka Jones Tapea, the executive director of the Cook County Department of Corrections, and Susan Burton, the founder and executive director of A New Way of Life Reentry project, discussed the challenges facing those…

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    Incarceration in the U.S.

    Three criminal justice experts talked about incarceration practices in the United States, in particular the dramatic increase in the prison population in recent decades and the role non-violent drug offenses played in that…

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    Criminal Justice in New Orleans

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) talked about efforts in his city to reduce both its incarceration and crime rates in tandem, the challenges to those efforts, and the lasting effects of Hurricane Katrina on criminal…

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    Sentencing Drug Offenders

    Steven Cook and John Walter discussed drug sentencing laws. “Sentencing Drug Offenders” was part of the day-long event, “Race and Justice in America: An Atlantic Summit,” held in the Lincoln Theatre in…

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    Talking about Race

    The Atlantic hosted a day-long series of panel discussions on race relations and criminal justice. This portion of the event involved a conversation with NPR special correspondent Michele Norris and Atlantic national…

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    Prison Diversion Programs

    Danielle Sered, of the Vera Institute of Justice, talked about how she brings victims of crimes and the perpetrators together for a mutually beneficial experience. “The Case for Diversion” was part of the day-long…

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    Valerie Jarrett on Race and Justice

    White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett discussd race relations and criminal justice. Ms. Jarrett shared details of the Obama administration’s plan to reform the nation’s criminal justice system. “The View from the…

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    Role of the Court in Race and Justice

    Two prosecutors and a former judge talked about the balance of power between prosecutors and judges in sentencing criminals, and explored the potential need for sentencing guideline reforms. “The Role of the…

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    Race and the Justice System, Introduction

    Margaret Low Smith introduced a day-long series of panel discussions on race relations and criminal justice. Then Ta-Nehisi Coates, national correspondent for The Atlantic, and James Bennet, the magazine’s…

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    Gun Violence, Policing, and Communities

    Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson (D) was interviewed about her experiences leading a community through sometimes difficult relationships with its law enforcement professionals. A news story from WGN-TV of Chicago was…

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    Looking Ahead at Race and Justice

    A day-long series of panel discussions on race relations and criminal justice wrapped up with a conversation between Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile and Atlantic national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates about ways to advance equality and…

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    Race and Justice Programs of the Ford Foundation

    Ford Foundation program officer Eric Ward provided remarks on racial inequality in the U.S. “Remarks from the Ford Foundation” was part of the day-long event, “Race and Justice in America: An Atlantic Summit,”…

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