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Award-winning author Ben Montgomery will present “A Shot in the Moonlight: How a Freed Slave and Confederate Soldier Fought for Justice in the Jim Crow South,” 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, on Zoom.
April 12, 2021

“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.

Paloma E. Villegas is the author of “North of El Norte: Illegalized Migrants in Canada.”
April 8, 2021

Paloma E. Villegas, assistant professor of sociology, will present at the Immigration Initiatives at Harvard virtual Speaker Series on Wednesday, April 14, on Zoom. She will discuss her book, “North of El Norte: Illegalized Migrants in Canada.”

Kathryn Ervin
April 5, 2021

“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.

Documentary film, ‘Let the Fire Burn,’ topic of next Conversations on Race and Policing
March 22, 2021

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.

The work of the Community Alert Patrol, formed in the aftermath of the 1965 Watts Rebellion in Los Angeles, will be the topic of the next Conversations on Race and Policing, 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, on Zoom.
March 15, 2021

“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.

Paloma Villegas, assistant professor of sociology
March 9, 2021

As part of our celebration of Womxn’s History Month, take a look back at our feature profile of Paloma Villegas, assistant professor of sociology, who encourages her students to think about a radical hope.  

A scene from the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, Wash., November 1999. Norman Stamper, who was chief of police in Seattle at the time of the protests, will be the guest speaker at the March 10 Conversations on Race and Policing. Photo: J.Narrin/Wikimedia Commons
March 8, 2021

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.

Eric Vogelsang
March 4, 2021

In addition to the two published papers, Eric Vogelsang, who is also director of the Center on Aging at CSUSB, will make an online presentation at the Lewis School of Health Sciences at Clarkson University on Wednesday, March 24.

Police car light bar.
March 1, 2021

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.