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Racial Disparity in Arrests Increases as Crime Rates Decline

When: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Nancy Cunniff   (847) 467-2294

Group: One Book One Northwestern

Co-Sponsor: Institute For Policy Research

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Multicultural & Diversity


Between 1999 and 2015, while crime rates generally declined, racial disparity in arrests increased substantially. Sociology Professor Beth Redbird and co-author Kat Albrecht will give a talk on their research in racial disparities.

Registration required:

Participants will receive the Zoom link a day prior to the event.

This event is jointly sponsored by Sociology and IPR. 

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