Tags: Law / Supreme Court

Friday: Mar 24

Battles Worth Fighting: Civil Rights and Journalism

Fri. March 24, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location:

CitySpace

100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Authors Jim Obergefell (Love Wins), Patricia Hruby Powell (Loving Vs. Virginia), and Anya Schiffrin (Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism From Around the World) provide varied perspectives on world-changing stories.

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Tags: African-American, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Gender, History, Law / Supreme Court, LGBTQ, Nonfiction

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Eyes on the City: Planning and Power

Fri. March 24, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

UVa Bookstore

400 Emmet Street S, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Authors Robert Kanigel (Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs) and Richard Schragger (City Power: Urban Governance in a Global Age) explore the nature of cities, how we think about cities, how we live in and use cities, and how cities govern.

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Tags: Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Law / Supreme Court, Nonfiction

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Economic Inequality: Who Profits? What’s at Stake?

Fri. March 24, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Daniel Hatcher (The Poverty Industry), Thomas Shapiro (Toxic Inequality), and Jennifer Silva (Coming Up Short) share their research and stories on a few of the specific consequences of historically high economic inequality in 21st century America. Frank Sesno moderates.

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Tags: Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Law / Supreme Court, Nonfiction

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An Evening with Joseph Stiglitz: Economic Inequality

Fri. March 24, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:

Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center

1400 Melbourne Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz (The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them) will address one of America’s greatest challenges, asking why inequality has increased in the Western world and what we can we do about it.

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Tags: Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Headliners, Law / Supreme Court, Nonfiction

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