Filmmaker Ava DuVernay (SELMA) explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
In this thought-provoking film, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.
The screening is free and open to the public and will be followed by a facilitated discussion. The event takes place in Hannaford Hall in the Ambromson Center on the University of Southern Maine campus.
Co-presented with the Maine NAACP Portland Branch, Maine Initiatives, and The University of Southern Maine.
location:Hannaford Hall in the Abromson Center – USM Campus88 Bedford St.Portland, ME 04101Sponsored by