“A Shot in the Moonlight: How a Freed Slave and Confederate Soldier Fought for Justice in the Jim Crow South,” presented by award-winning author Ben Montgomery, will be the focus of the next Conversations on Race and Policing, 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, on Zoom.
“The Pride of Lions,” presented by Kathryn Ervin, CSUSB professor of theatre arts, is the title of the next Conversations on Race and Policing, 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, on Zoom.
Guest speaker Minxin Pei of Claremont McKenna College will present “Unveiling China’s Surveillance State: How a dictatorship maintains power?” at noon on Tuesday, April 6, on Zoom.
“A Sensational Encounter with High Socialist China, Book Talk,” with Paul G. Pickowicz is set for Tuesday, March 23, and “What the World Owes the Comfort Women,” with Carol Gluck, will take place at noon Thursday, March 25. Both talks will be on Zoom.
The film, which is about the 1985 incident in which the Philadelphia Police Department dropped a military-grade explosive on a row house during a standoff, leading to the deaths of 11 people (five of them children) and destroying 61 homes, will be shown at the next Conversations on Race and Policing, 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, on Zoom.
“Reflections on Resistance: The Community Alert Patrol and the Struggle Against Police Terror,” which is open to the public, will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 17.
Robert B. Marks, professor emeritus at Whittier College, will talk on March 9 about China’s environmental challenges brought on by its rapid economic growth, and Perry Link, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese at UC Riverside, will discuss on March 11 why many Chinese dissidents back former President Donald Trump.
The presentation by retired Seattle Police Chief Norman Harvey Stamper, “Breaking Rank: A Top Cop’s Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing,” will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 10.
The presentation, “Policing Different DNAs: How Our Focus on Diversity in Policing May Be Misguided,” will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 3.