James Forman Jr.
Sep
18
Date:Monday, September 18, 2017, 7:00 PM—9:00 PM
Location:First Baptist Church Decatur, 308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur 30030
Event Type:Author Talks
Age Group:Adult (18+)

In recent years, America’s criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent debate. Critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. In Locking Up Our Own, James Forman Jr., a former D.C. public defender, shares riveting stories of politicians, community activists, police officers, defendants, and crime victims caught within the American criminal justice system.