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Brooklyn Talks: Paul Butler with Michelle Alexander

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $25
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Join leading scholar and MSNBC legal analyst Paul Butler for a conversation about his latest book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men, with Michelle Alexander, civil rights lawyer and author of The New Jim Crow. As a former federal prosecutor, Butler uses his firsthand experience to demonstrate how the legal system is structured to target and criminalize black men. Presented in conjunction with The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America, organized by the Brooklyn Museum and the Equal Justice Initiative with support from Google. This event is presented in partnership with Open Society Foundations and The New Press.

Tickets are $25 and include Museum admission. Members receive 10% off. To receive the Member code, email membership@brooklynmuseum.org with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!

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Brooklyn Museum
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