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FP author LAURA WHITEHORN at Baltimore Book Festival

Date & time: September 29, 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Baltimore, MD


Kate Khatib of Red Emma's is facilitator:
2pm Dean Spade, Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of the Law

Laura Whitehorn, The War Before: The True Life Story of Becoming a Black Panther, Keeping the Faith in Prison, & Fighting for Those Left Behind.

Former political prisoner and prisoner-rights advocate Laura Whitehorn joins Dean Spade, co-founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, for a discussion about the prison-industrial complex and the ways in which the law stacks the deck against people who don’t conform to the “norms” of society. A rare opportunity to hear these two celebrated and beloved organizers speak together!

More information: Baltmore Book Festival