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Events Calendar: Hands Up, Don't Shoot: A Conversation About Race, Policing, and Protesting in America

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Violence has become the focal point of contemporary America.  Between institutional racism to mass shootings and police brutality, violence in the United States is the daily topic of conversation.  Join us as we search for solutions:  This film screening and discussion will include commentaries on collective struggles and other responses to violence.  You do not want this miss this important conversation! Classes are encouraged to attend!

Fruitvale Station is the story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008 (Internet Movie Database). To view the film visit the Swank Motion Pictures Collection and search by title.

Screening Information

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There are no screenings scheduled at this time. Please contact us if you're interested in scheduling a future event.


This event was made possible by the participation and support of the following departments:

  • Administration of Justice Collegian Center
  • African-American Studies Institute
  • College Life Services
  • Department of Public Safety & Law
  • College Police
  • Division of Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Business Studies
  • Prince George's Community College Library
  • Student Development Services
  • Veteran Services
  • Violence Prevention Center
  • Women of Wisdom