Lowell Lecture

NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE; Race and Power in America

Date & Time

Oct. 17, 2016


First Parish Church in Cambridge
3 Church Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Driving Directions


The speakers will include three authors who have all reflected and written on the complex issues of race and structural injustice.

Tommie Shelby, Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform; Elizabeth Hinton, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America; Khalil Gibran Muhammad, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America

The moderator, Danielle Allen is a Professor of Government at Harvard.

Presenting Organization

Cambridge Forum


Mary Stack, Director, Cambridge Forum (director@cambridgeforum.org, 617 300 2727)

This forum presented in collaboration with the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard will explore the steps that citizens and governments can take to find practical solutions to problems such as mass incarceration, extreme poverty in disadvantaged communities, and problematic notions of black criminality.