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Friday, July 3 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Echoes of Watts: Criminalization, police repression, and war from Los Angeles to Ferguson

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Using Los Angeles as a lens, this talk will explore the state response to the urban rebellions in the late sixties through the declaration of the wars on drugs, gangs, and terror. It will use this history to reflect on the emergence of a new anti-state sanctioned violence movement in side the US over the past year.

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Donna Murch

Donna Murch is an Associate Professor of History at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She is the author of Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California (University of North Carolina Press).

Friday July 3, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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