WTNH’s Keith Kountz will moderate the event.
A diverse group of panelists will explore racial profiling when they gather at Quinnipiac University for the Black History Month discussion, “Liberty and Justice for All: Exploring Racial Profiling,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, in the Burt Kahn Court on the Mount Carmel Campus. This event is free and open to the public.
Moderated by WTNH News Anchor Keith Kountz, the panel will explore the causes of racial profiling, its consequences, the media’s role and how racial disparity can be bridged in communities.
The panel will include the Rev. Kennedy Hampton of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church; Tanya Hughes, executive director of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; Donald Sawyer, assistant professor of sociology at Quinnipiac; and Lt. J. Paul Vance, commanding officer of the Connecticut State Police Public Information Office.
For more information, call 203-582-8652.