The Current Podcast: Yusef Salaam, Reuben Jonathan Miller, & Sylvia A. Harvey



Hachette Book Group and The Frederick Douglass Project for Justice are hosting a live panel discussion about racial inequality in America’s criminal justice system and the urgent need for reform that considers the humanity of the impacted. 

Panelists include Yusef Salaam (author of Better not Bitter), Reuben Jonathan Miller (author of Halfway Home), and Sylvia A. Harvey (author of The Shadow System), moderated by Dr. Marc Howard of the Frederick Douglass Project for Justice, and hosted by Clive Priddle (Publisher of PublicAffairs and host of The Current). The Current is a webseries and podcast that interviews nonfiction authors about  pressing topics.

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This event is co-sponsored by Word Up Community Bookshop Librería Comunitaria.


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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
New York, NY 10032
Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538705001
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 18th, 2021

Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316451512
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 2nd, 2021

The Shadow System: Mass Incarceration and the American Family Cover Image
ISBN: 9781568588803
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bold Type Books - April 7th, 2020