Mass Incarceration and Slavery
Announcing a conference on “Mass Incarceration and Slavery “ at Tougaloo College, October 11-12, 2019.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Modern-Day Slavery at Tougaloo College and by Historians Against Slavery.

This gathering of academics, activists, survivors, public officials, and others has two goals. The first is to understand the history and current state of mass incarceration and its connections to slavery. The second is to use that knowledge to encourage reform and social justice.

Keynote addresses will be offered by Marc Mauer (Executive Director of the Sentencing Project) and Susan Burton (founder of A New Way of Life Reentry Project). The conference is free but with limited space. Those interested in participating should register below by September 20, 2019.

Drury Inn & Suites is offering reduced rates for conference attendees. Contact the hotel at 800-378-7946 and note the conference and Tougaloo College.

For further questions, contact Dr. Stephen Rozman at Tougaloo College at srozman@tougaloo or 601-977-4460.

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