Friday, September 23
Michelle Alexander, Associate Professor of Law at The Ohio State University, and author of The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in an Age of Colorblindness, will be speaking in Austin. She is sponsored by University UMC & Methodist Women, NAACP, Wesley United Methodist, Center for African American Studies/non-violence project at UT, and other groups. There are two events, both on Friday, September 23.
2:00 pm at University UMC – A coffee with Professor Alexander and local clergy and others. She will speak briefly, and there may be a panel discussion.
7:00 pm at Wesley United Methodist – Professor Alexander will talk about her book and relevant topics about incarceration.