Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem


Thursday, March 11, 2021, 3:30pm to 5:30pm



Join us for a live stream screening and panel discussion of Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem, inspired by HLS professor Alexandra Natapoff’s book Punishment Without Crime: How our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal. Registration is not required. 

Our panel will include: 

Alexandra Natapoff, Lee S. Kreindler Professor of Law, Harvard Law School 
Robert Greenwald, Director, Brave New Films 
Rachael Rollins, Suffolk County District Attorney 
Udi Ofer, Director, Justice Division and Deputy National Political Director, ACLU 
Dr. Sandra Smith, Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice & Director of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School 
Chris Lollie, musician, St. Paul, MN, featured in the film 

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Wiener Center for Social Policy, this event will stream live on YouTube at this link.

Face of a Black person standing in front of a collage of photos of other Black people.