In the Land of the Free

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Friday, December 2, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Angola State Prison

healing Justice, Friend of a Friend, black men, art activism

Prisoners perform hard labor at the Angola State Prison in Lousiana

CURRENTS is a visual art exhibit featuring works by F. Geoffrey Johnson and Kerly Suffren.  

Screening of the film “Land of the Free” about the Angola 3’s three generations in solitary confinement, followed by a discussion moderated by Dianne Mathiowetz and featuring Akinyele Umoja, African american Studies department head at Georgia State University and  Dominique Stevens from the AFSC Baltimore Healing Justice program focusing on the case of Marshall Eddie Conway and the over incarceration of African-American males.

Dominque Stevenson is the Director of the   Maryland Justice with Peace Program. She   coordinates mentoring projects in four (soon to be five!) Maryland prisons   that promote conflict resolution and teach personal development skills to   incarcerated men. Dominque also has the privilege of working with men who’ve   been released. Dominque is the co-author of Marshall Law: The Life &   Times of a Baltimore Black Panther, with Marshall "Eddie" Conway   (2011).

 
 

Contact Information: 

 

404-586-0460 ext. 17

678-793-2877

404-723-0415

 

 

 

 

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