Join Michelle Alexander and Naomi Klein for a wide-ranging conversation about the connections between ecological and economic crisis, racism, mass incarceration, deportation and police violence, and the potential power of mass movements of ordinary people to articulate and fight for an alternative.
Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar. Her bestselling book The New Jim Crow won numerous awards, including the NAACP Image Award for Best Nonfiction Book. She is currently a visiting professor at the Union Theological Seminary in New York.
Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of the international bestsellers No Logo, The Shock Doctrine, and This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate. In 2017 she joined The Intercept as Senior Correspondent.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, the moderator, is assistant professor in the department of African American Studies at Princeton University and the author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation.
People from Milwaukee, Racine, Madison and Green Bay - Wisconsin; Gary, South Bend, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Michigan City - Indiana; Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint, Benton Harbor and Battle Creek - Michigan; Iowa City, Ames, Davenport and Cedar Rapids - Iowa; Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo and Akron - Ohio; St. Louis - Missouri; Louisville - Kentucky; Minneapolis - Minnesota; Chicago, Rockford, Peoria, Aurora, Rock Island, East St. Louis and Champaign-Urbana - Illinois should attend this program.
A PUBLIC TALK
Haymarket Books and Lannan Foundation
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Auditorium Theatre of
50 E. Congress Parkway
Tickets: Only $6.00
Please call 773.285.9600 to request free tickets by May 4, 2017.