August 2015

When History Repeats Itself: Marquette Frye, Rodney King, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray

Author Carl Root is a criminal justice adjunct faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University in the School of Justice Studies.

 

“If you know your history, then you will know where we’re coming from, then you wouldn’t have to ask me, who the Hell do I think I am.”

50th Anniversary of the Watts Riots

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Watts Riots, 7 days of violence that began with a traffic stop on the night of August 11, 1965.