Michael Brown, Sr., Shaun King and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor will discuss race, police brutality, violence and activism at Princeton University tonight at 6 p.m. The discussion will be held in room 104 of the Carl A. Fields Center. Doors will be open starting at 5:30 p.m.
The three will discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and the way racism has affected a family.
Michael Brown, Sr. is the father of Michael Brown, the slain Missouri teenager who was killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson following an altercation at a convenience store in the suburban St. Louis city in August 2014.
Shaun King has written extensively about the Black Lives Matter movement, covering discrimination, police brutality, the prison industrial complex, and social justice in the wake of violence in New York, Baltimore, Cleveland, Ferguson, Missouri, Charleston, South Carolina, and other cities. He is the senior justice writer at the New York Daily News.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation and is a professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University.
There will be an audience question and answer period at the end of the discussion.