Panelists to discuss racial profiling during Black History Month event Feb. 4

Dec. 3, 2014 - Quinnipiac will recognize Black History Month with the panel discussion, "Liberty and Justice for All: Exploring Racial Profiling," on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m., in the Mount Carmel Auditorium in the Center for Communications and Engineering on the Mount Carmel Campus. A diverse group of panelists will explore racial profiling — the causes, the consequences, the media's role, and how the racial disparity can be bridged in communities.

Keith Kountz, WTNH News 8 anchor, will moderate the discussion, which will feature:

  • Reverend Kennedy Hampton of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
  • Tanya Hughes, executive director of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
  • Donald Sawyer, assistant professor of sociology at Quinnipiac
  • Lt. J. Paul Vance, commanding officer, Connecticut State Police Public Information Office.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 203-582-8655.

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