Arrested Justice: A Conversation With Beth Richie

Posted on November 21

Did you know that Black Women are the fastest growing group of prisoners? Scholar activist Beth Richie, in her new book Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation, argues that prison abolition is as a feminist issue. Join her and a panel of activists for a conversation on issues including sexuality, class, and gender violence. 

When: Saturday December 1, 2012 4pm-7pm
Where: Experimental Station, 6100 South Blackstone Avenue, Chicago

This event is being hosted by The Public Square, and includes the following panelists: Jane Hereth, Mariame Kaba, Sharmili Majmudar, Erica R. Meiners, Andrea Ritchie, and Mary Scott-Boria. Book signing and reception to follow. Reservations are required to attend. Email or call 312.422.5580 to reserve a spot.