White Faces, Black Lives: Race and Reparative Justice in the Era of A “Gentler War on Drugs.”

In October, the New York office of the Drug Policy Alliance and the Office of Academic Engagement hosted an influential conference, entitled White Faces, Black Lives: Race and Reparative Justice in the Era of A “Gentler War on Drugs.” Scholars and advocates - some of the most prominent thought leaders on health and drug policy - shared their research and perspectives on historical responses to drug use, the continuation of drug war tactics in some communities, the persistent criminalization of Black and Brown drug users, and the current political shift to a public health approach.

 

 

Speakers

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 Adjoa A. Aiyetoro

Adjoa A. Aiyetoro

 Linda Alcoff

Linda Alcoff

 asha bandele

asha bandele

 Mary T. Bassett

Mary T. Bassett

 Marsha Barrett

Marsha Barrett

 Pat Clark

Pat Clark

 Jessie Daniels

Jessie Daniels

 Daniel Denvir

Daniel Denvir

 Soffiyah Elijah

Soffiyah Elijah

 Robert E. Fullilove

Robert E. Fullilove

 David Herzberg

David Herzberg

 Travis Linnemann

Travis Linnemann

 Donna Murch

Donna Murch

 Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr. 

Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr. 

 Jasmine L. Tyler

Jasmine L. Tyler

 Bryan Epps

Bryan Epps

 Jason E. Glenn

Jason E. Glenn

 Terrell Jones

Terrell Jones

 Carl Lipscombe

Carl Lipscombe

 Ethan Nadelmann

Ethan Nadelmann

 Deb Small

Deb Small

 Ruben Carranza

Ruben Carranza

 Kenyon Farrow

Kenyon Farrow

 Helena Hansen

Helena Hansen

 Mariame Kaba

Mariame Kaba

 Joe Margulies

Joe Margulies

 Reverend Vivian Nixon

Reverend Vivian Nixon

 Marbre Stahly-Butts

Marbre Stahly-Butts

 Kassandra Frederique

Kassandra Frederique

 Carl Hart

Carl Hart

 Erin Kelly

Erin Kelly

 Tommy McDonald

Tommy McDonald

 Alexis R. Posey

Alexis R. Posey

 Monique Tula

Monique Tula