CSM to host ‘13th’ screening, panel discussion on March 9
The Diversity Institute at CSM will sponsor a documentary screening and panel discussion of “13th” at 6:45 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), March 9, at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industr y (BI Building), Room BI113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata.
The Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland invites the public to a special screening of “13th,” a thought-provoking documentary directed by Ava DuVernay, followed by a panel discussion with community leaders. The film is an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States, the criminalization of African-Americans and the U.S. prison boom.
Judge E. Gregory Wells of Calvert County Circuit Court, Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry (D), the Rev. Dave Huffman of South Potomac Church and Charles County State’s Attorney Tony Covington (D) are scheduled to be members of the discussion panel that will follow the screening.
Due to mature subject matter, this production may not be suitable for all ages. Free. For more information, call 301870-3008, ext. 7659, or 301-934-7659 or go to