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"True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality" Screening

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
12:30pm – 2:30pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium in the Dodd Center

For more than three decades, Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has advocated on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned, seeking to eradicate racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. An intimate portrait of this remarkable man, True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality follows his struggle to create greater fairness in the system and shows how racial injustice emerged, evolved and continues to threaten the country, challenging viewers to confront it. Visit https://www.hbo.com/documentaries/true-justice-bryan-stevensons-fight-for-equality/about for more information about the video.

Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative are the winners of the 2019 Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights, which will be presented in Storrs on November 7, 2019. For more information on the Dodd Prize, visit http://doddprize.uconn.edu.

Contact:

Srishti Banerjee, srishti.banerjee@uconn.edu

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