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One Book, One Campus

The "One Book, One Campus" program is designed to foster student engagement by creating an interdisciplinary and integrated intellectual experience.

Films and Documentaries

                     Mass Incarceration, Visualized

In this animated interview, the sociologist Bruce Western explains the current inevitability of prison for certain demographics of young black men and how it's become a normal life event. In The Atlantic's October cover story, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the impact of mass incarceration on the black family. Read the full story:

PBS Film: Broken on all Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration & New Visions

Through interviews with people caught up in or involved with the system, this documentary answers  and provokes questions on an issue walled-off from the public's scrutiny. This film illustrates how the  emerging Occupy movement offers hope for change, and the possible reforms and solutions to ending  mass incarceration. 


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