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Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon St

250 Joralemon Street Brooklyn NY 11201 United States

Non-Fiction

From Mississippi to Minneapolis: A Continuum of White Violence

In their 2023 Pulitzer Prize-winning His Name Is George Floyd, Washington Post journalists Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa contextualize Floyd’s life and death, looking at the story of the man—whose 2020 killing sparked the largest protests ever against racial injustice—through the critical lens of white supremacy past and present. Now, in this wide-ranging discussion led by Olayemi Olurin, they are joined by one of the nation’s foremost reporters on issues of race and justice, Wesley Lowery, whose new book American Whitelash puts into perspective what he sees as the latest cycle of racialized violence and reaction that has erupted over the past 15 years.

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