Africana Criminal Justice Project supports the development of new strategies and resources for teaching about race, crime, and justice in academic and popular settings. Several ACJP-related courses will be offered at the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University. The project will also develop new curricular resources for teaching in this area (See Research), and support public education on crime, punishment, and resistance to criminal injustice, through public speaking, conferences and organizing initiatives (See Organizing).

Courses currently offered at Columbia University:

Politics & Public Policy: Felon Disenfranchisement Laws
Voting Rights in the U.S.: Contesting the Right to Vote

Past courses:

Juvenile Justice in the African American Experience
Africana Criminal Justice: Oral History Research Seminar

Cultural Resistance: The Role of the Arts in Social Justice Movements

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