The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Colloquium | October 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 117, Academic Innovation Studio

 Nikki Jones, Associate Professor of African American Studies, UC Berkeley

 Clarence Ford, Masters Candidate, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Center for the Study of Law and Society, American Cultures, Berkeley Underground Scholars

The discussion will be based on Dr. Jones's new book, The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption, which centers on the struggles faced by formerly incarcerated black men trying to fit back into their communities and the obstacles they face when attempting to integrate into greater society.

 issi@berkeley.edu, 510-642-0813