Panel Dis­cus­sion: Is Black His­tory Month Still Rel­e­vant

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Kutz­town Univer­sity will host a panel dis­cus­sion, Is Black His­tory Month Still Rel­e­vant, on Mon­day, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. in room 101 of the Aca­demic Fo­rum. On the panel will be Dr. Arthur Gar­ri­son, Chanelle Wil­liams and Maya Wil­son. The event is free and open to the pub­lic.

Gar­ri­son, an as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor of crim­i­nal jus­tice at KU, has more than 15 years of crim­i­nal jus­tice aca­demic and prac­ti­cal ex­pe­ri­ence. He was de­tailed from the Delaware Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Coun­cil (CJC) to serve as the pro­ject di­rec­tor for the ini­tial Wilm­ing­ton Hope Com­mis­sion in 2005-2006 which de­vel­oped the “Wilm­ing­ton Plan” to re­duce crime and vi­o­lence in the City of Wilm­ing­ton, Del.

Wil­liams, Elkins, Park, Pa., is a grad­u­ate stu­dent and grad­u­ate as­sis­tant in the KU Frederick Dou­glass In­sti­tute. Wil­son, Up­per Darby, Pa., is pres­i­dent of the KU Black Stu­dent Union.

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