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Gathering on racial disparities in Omaha Nov 7, 6pm, UNO Community Engagement Center

There will be a gathering of people interested in working at the grassroots level to reduce racial disparities in the four key areas of Poverty, Child Welfare, Education, and Justice. We will meet Friday, November 7 at the Community Engagement Center, UNO Campus, from 6pm to 8pm. The event is free and open to the

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Mass Incarceration: A Review of the Literature on Structural Racism within the U.S. Criminal Justice System

Mass Incarceration

Andrea Purdy, a graduate student at UNO working towards her Master’s in Sociology, has spent the past few months creating a literature review on the topic of mass incarceration in the United States. This is the first step towards an analysis of the impact of mass incarceration on the minority communities in

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Join Us At “The New Jim Crow” Conference Saturday, March 10, 1:00PM, 1502 Cuming, Omaha

Michelle Alexander

“The New Jim Crow is a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like system in the United States, one that has resulted in millions of African Americans locked behind bars and then relegated to a permanent second-class status—denied the very rights supposedly won in the Civil Rights Movement. Since

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