Thu, Jul 30|
The Black Experience in the Adirondacks: Driving While Black, Part II
Panelist speak about their experience with local law enforcement.
Time & Location
Jul 30, 2020, 6:00 PM EDT
About the event
In the wake of COVID-19 and the murder of George Floyd at the hands of white police officers, there has been a resurgence in the national conversation on race in America. Americans are turning to news outlets and social media to gain a better understanding of the inequities faced by people of African descent. In this week's installment of the Black Experience in the Adirondack, we continue to examine the phenomenon of "Driving While Black" to include a focus on the individual experiences of several local residents and their interactions with law enforcement in the Adirondacks and North Country. This interactive session will allow listeners to engage in dialogue with panelists and provide insight into the challenges faced by many Black people when interacting with law enforcement