Abolition: Where Do We Go From Here?

A roundtable discussion with
Robin D.G. Kelley, Derecka Purnell, and Garrett Felber, and Elizabeth Hinton
Friday, April 1, 2022 - 3:00pm
Loria 250 See map
webinar: https://yale.zoom.us/WEBINAR/REGISTER/WN_RUBJCK1RQN-SOAIG2A2F1A

Moderated by,

Elizabeth Hinton is Associate Professor of History and
African American Studies at Yale and Professor of Law at Yale Law School; she is the author of From
the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America (2016) and
America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s (2021).


Robin D.G. Kelley is the Gary B. Nash Professor of History atUCLA, a historian of social movements, African Diaspora,Black intellectuals, music, and visual culture, and the authorof many books, including Hammer and Hoe (1990), RaceRebels (1994), Freedom Dreams (2022), Theolonius Monk(2009) and Africa Speaks, America Answers (2012).

Derecka Purnell is a lawyer, writer, organizer, and scholar-in-residence at the Institute for a Just Society at ColumbiaUniversity; she is the author of Becoming Abolitionists:Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom (2021).

Garrett Felber is a Visiting Fellow in American Studies and the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration at Yale, and the author of Those Who Know Don’t Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State (2020) and co- author of The Portable Malcolm X Reader (2013).


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