black men and redemption


Nikki Jones—award-winning Associate Professor of African American Studies at UC Berkeley and author of the new book, THE CHOSEN ONESBlack Men and the Politics of Redemption (University of California Press)—isn’t speaking on the intersection of race, gender, and justice, or being called on to help the community make sense of racial conflicts, she is researching the systemic racism in our criminal justice system in order to improve the lives of young people in our inner cities.  Analyzing interviews with police officers and reviewing video recordings of encounters between the