Multicultural Bar Reception - Police and Racial Justice: Deconstructing fear of our Black community

Hosted by the University of St. Thomas Black Law Student Association

Date & Time:

Thursday, November 3, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Admission:

Free

Location:

University of St. Thomas School of Law
Schulze Grand Atrium

Byron Todd Jones, former U.S. attorney general and former director of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Keynote Speaker

Byron Todd Jones, former U.S. attorney general and former director of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

The University of St. Thomas Black Law Student Association (BLSA) will hold its annual Multicultural Bar Reception on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6-8 p.m. in the Schulze Grand Atrium at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis. The theme for this year's event is, "Police and Racial Justice: Deconstructing fear of our Black community."

The keynote speaker is Byron Todd Jones, former U.S. attorney general and former director of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Jones also will serve as moderator of a panel discussion. The event also features music, art and poetry by Traevion, Imani Waters, Lula Saleh, Jay Kline and Amaka. 

The Multicultural Bar Reception is a chance for diverse sections of the bar to gather with law students. St. Thomas Law students are encouraged to attend this event with their mentors. 

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.