Benjamin D. Fleury-Steiner will speak on the topic "Jim Crow in Camouflage: Militarism and the Endless Perpetuation of America's Drug War in Impoverished African-American Communities" on Monday, April 8.

April 8: 'Jim Crow in Camouflage'

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8:16 a.m., April 1, 2013--The University of Delaware’s Benjamin D. Fleury-Steiner will speak on the topic “Jim Crow in Camouflage: Militarism and the Endless Perpetuation of America’s Drug War in Impoverished African-American Communities” from 12:20-1:10 p.m., Monday, April 8, in 203 Munroe Hall.

The presentation is part of the Brown Bag Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Black American Studies.

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Fleury-Steiner is an associate professor in the departments of Sociology and Criminal Justice and Black American Studies and author of the book Disposable Heroes: The Betrayal of African American Veterans.

The Brown Bag Lecture Series is free and open to the public. The presentation will run about 30 minutes and is followed by open discussion. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch and enjoy a vibrant and stimulating exchange of ideas.

For more information on the series, call the department at 302-831-2897.

For a flyer on the presentation in PDF format, click here.

Photo by Evan Krape

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