Michelle Alexander

Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk

Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk

Yesterday I posted a link to Michelle Alexander’s book – The New Jim Crow.

Later yesterday I found out that she will be in town next week, speaking at the University of Saint Thomas.

Here are the details from St. Thomas’ website

Author Lecture: Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander, author of THE NEW JIM CROW, gives a lecture in this event sponsored by numerous departments at St. Thomas.


Monday, April 8, 2013 – Monday, April 8, 2013

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Anderson Student Center–James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall


Free and Open to the Public

Michelle Alexander, who is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, legal scholar and New York Times best-selling author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness will be on campus Monday, April 8, 2013.

The doors for the lecture will open at 6:30 p.m.  Books will be available for sale.

Parking will be available at the Anderson Parking Facility located at the corner of Cretin Ave. and Grand Ave. Please click here for directions and hourly rates.

This event is sponsored by Student Diversity and Inclusion Services, Luann Dummer Center for WomenCollege of Arts & Sciences, Justice & Peace Studies, American Culture & Difference, and Sociology & Criminal Justice.

Visit the Student Diversity and Inclusion Services website to learn more about other events being held on campus and in our community.

If you have questions, please contact the Student Diversity and Inclusion Services office at 651-962-6460 or studentdiversity@stthomas.edu.