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Justice in the Prison System: From the 1972 Sit-In to Today

In 1972 a group of St. Louis citizens protested inadequate conditions at the St. Louis City Jail with a three-day sit-in that ended in violence as police clashed with protesters. Join us for a panel discussion featuring Regina Dennis-Nana and Bobby “Brother Bob” Williams, the citizen negotiators during the sit-in, to learn more about the 1972 protest and engage in conversation about how it connects to contemporary issues in the prison system.

When: Tuesday, January 30 2018 at 7:00 pm
Where: Lee Auditorium
How Much:Free
Exhibit(s): #1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis
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