Video of Locking Up Our Own talk by Pulitzer Prize winner available


A video of James Forman Jr.’s 10/4 insightful talk on “Locking Up our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America” is now available at

Also check out the Chronicle article coverage of the talk as Professor Forman highlighted the key points of his book that analyzed the tenacious roots of mass incarceration and how society can stop the spread.

Our thanks go to the event’s cosponsor, the Center for the Study of Inequality, and everyone who made the Institute for the Social Sciences’ 2015-2018 Mass Incarceration Project’s capstone lecture a success!