Lunch Event – Blood in the Water: The Attica Uprising and Prison Strikes Today

Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law for a presentation by Dr. Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan’s Department of Afro-American and  African Studies, who will discuss her new book about the Attica prison uprising within the context of today’s historic prison strikes. 
When: Thursday, October 20 at 11:50pm
Where: Hutchins Hall 250
Co-sponsored by PROS, OPIS, BLSA and PLS
Potbelly will be provided for the first 60 attendees!
Dr. Thompson is a Detroit native who has written extensively on both Detroit and mass incarceration. This latest book is a legal historical analysis of the Attica prison uprising source from legal, state, federal, prison, and personal records related to the Attica uprising and its aftermath. She also consults on policy related to mass incarceration.