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All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight Against Violence (NYC)

March 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NYC, come hear Emily Thuma discuss her new book “All Our Trials” on March 26th at 7 pm!

“All Our Trials explores the organizing, ideas, and influence of those who placed criminalized and marginalized women at the heart of their antiviolence mobilizations. This activism confronted a “tough on crime” political agenda and clashed with the mainstream women’s movement’s strategy of resorting to the criminal legal system as a solution to sexual and domestic violence. Drawing on extensive archival research and first-person narratives, Thuma weaves together the stories of mass defense campaigns, prisoner uprisings, broad-based local coalitions, national gatherings, and radical print cultures that cut through prison walls. In the process, she illuminates a crucial chapter in an unfinished struggle––one that continues in today’s movements against mass incarceration and in support of transformative justice.”

Learn more about the book here: https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/68zcs2nd9780252042331.html


March 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The New School
63 5th Ave., UL 104 (UC Lower Level)
New York, NY United States
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