Saturday, February 2, 2013

Robert King Speaks at Michigan Journal of Race and Law Symposium and at anti-solitary events in NYC and Chicago

RELATED: Coverage of the recent Cage Prisoners event in the UK w/ Robert King: Video and Writeup II Wanda's Picks Radio Show interviews Robert King: Listen here.

On February 2, 2013, the Michigan Journal of Race and Law hosted a symposium at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, entitled "Inhumane and Ineffective: Solitary Confinement in Michigan and Beyond." As described by the flyer posted below and the Journal's website, the all-day event featured a keynote address given by James Forman, Jr.

In November, 2012 following his visit to the UK, where he received an honorary law degree, Robert H. King of the Angola 3 was a featured speaker at two US events focusing on solitary confinement:

Nov. 9:  King spoke in Chicago at a conference focusing on solitary confinement and human rights, organized by the Midwest Coalition for Human Rights (read their report of the event here).

Nov. 17:  King spoke in New York City as part of an all-day event at New York University, entitled "Should You Ever Happen to Find Yourself in SOLITARY:  Wry Fancies & Stark Realties," that was covered by the NY Times.

See event flyers below.

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