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Students Invite Panel of Guests to Speak on Racial Profiling

December 7, 2011

On Thursday, November 17, students invited a panel of speakers to educate the CUNY Law community on racial profiling. The panel, “Restoring Justice: Reflections on Racial Profiling in a Post 9/11 America,” was sponsored by MELSA and co-sponsored by BLSA, LALSA, NLG & IJI (Islamic Justice Initiative) and included:

  • Imam Al-Hajj Talib Abdur-Rashid, Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood Inc.
  • Noel Leader, Co-Founder, 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement
  • Prof. Jenny Rivera, Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) at CUNY Law
  • Linda Sarsour, Director, Arab American Association of New York
  • Prof. Ramzi Kassem (Moderator), CUNY Law Immigrant & Refugee Rights Clinic

View the flyer ยป

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Watch the full panel above, on YouTube, or as a free download from iTunes U.

 

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