In her documentary, 13th, Ava DuVernay cites the wording of the 13th amendment, which outlawed slavery and involuntary servitude ‘except as a punishment for crime,’ and then forcefully argues that that loophole has been used for politics and for profit. - NPR
Join the Bastyr Student Union for their first movie night featuring the thought-provoking documentary “13th” - a film about the history of racism in relation to the criminal justice system of the United States.
In this inspiring documentary, scholars, activists, and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.
This event is open to the public. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
This event is being put on in collaboration with White Anti-Racism Caucus (WARC).