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Police and Community illustration
September 30, 2022

Aaron Bekemeyer, a lecturer in modern U.S. history at Harvard University, will present “What Is Accountability?  A History of Philadelphia's Police Advisory Board,” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing on Oct. 5 on Zoom.

Postcard image, circa 1905, of the Sherman Institute (Sherman Indian School) in Riverside.
September 26, 2022

“Indian Boarding Schools: Assemblymember James Ramos in Conversation with Robert Levi Jr. and Dr. Daisy Ocampo,” is the title of the next program in the ongoing series. It will be presented at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, on Zoom.

Zachary Powell screen capture from NBC Palm Springs 2020 newscast.
September 19, 2022

Zachary Powell, CSUSB assistant professor of criminal justice, will present “Police Reform and Federal Consent Decrees” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing event at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, on Zoom.

Graphic of two women on either side of the BLM text
September 12, 2022

The presentation, “Policing Proof: Korryn Gaines, Body Cameras, and Anti-Blackness as a Scene,” by Joshua Aiken will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, on Zoom.

Art sculpture, Faculty in the News
September 7, 2022

Mary Texeira (sociology) discussed the return of the Conversations on Race and Policing series, and art and design faculty members Taylor Moon and Rob Ray will open exhibitions at RAFFMA later this week.

A rally at the spot in Minneapolis, Minn., where George Floyd was killed in May 2020, which sparked widespread protests and discussions on race, police brutality and policing reform.
September 2, 2022

The series, which began in response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, begins the 2022-23 academic year with the screening of the PBS Frontline documentary, “Police on Trial,” followed by discussion. The conversation is set for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Erwin Chemerinsky © UC Berkeley School of Law
April 25, 2022

Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley’s School of Law will discuss his latest book, “Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights,” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing program at noon on April 27. The talk is free and open to the public on Zoom.


A border fence.
March 11, 2022

“Borderland Circuitry: Immigration Surveillance in the United States and Beyond,” will be presented by Ana Muñiz, assistant professor of criminology, law, and society at University of California, Irvine, at noon Wednesday, March 16, on Zoom.

Violence againts Black and LatinX LGBT
March 7, 2022

Siobhan Brooks, professor of African American Studies at Cal State Fullerton, will discuss her recent book, “Everyday Violence against Black and Latinx LGBT Communities,” noon, Wednesday, March 2, on Zoom.