As part of our celebration of Black History Month, take a look back when Zachary Powell (criminal justice), Marc Robinson (history) and Rafik Mohamed (dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences) were interviewed for the three-part series on the history of policing Black communities.
“Over-Policing of Black Girls in Schools: From Zero Tolerance to Restorative Practices,” will take place on Zoom beginning at 4 p.m.
“Police Unions in the U.S.: Perspectives in Historical Context” will take place virtually at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7.
“Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis: What It Means and Where Do We Go from Here,” a panel presentation, will take place virtually at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.
The panel on Sept. 23 will feature Vida Johnson, associate professor of law at Georgetown University; Michael German, former FBI special agent and now a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program; and Sam Levin, Los Angeles correspondent for The Guardian.
The panel of activists and community-based scholars will discuss issues ranging from the Los Angeles Police Department, access to translators for indigenous people, the way race shapes the American justice system, the policing of indigenous people across the border and other topics.
"Where Is Hope: The Art of Murder," directed by Emmitt H. Thrower, a retired New York police officer, chronicles disabled victims killed by police as well as the activists/artists who are fighting to end police brutality against people with disabilities.
Daniel Gascón, a CSUSB alumnus who is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, will present “The Limits of Community Policing,” 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, on Zoom.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed CSUSB’s news School of Entrepreneurship, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about people bringing weapons to otherwise peaceful protests, and Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) gave insight on the QAnon conspiracy movement.