Policing: The Rise and Rising Up of the Disillusioned
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Acclaimed author Wes Moore is a veteran and Rhodes Scholar. He is the founder of BridgeEDU, an innovative college platform that addresses the college completion and job placement crisis, as well as STAND!, an organization which works with Baltimore youth in the criminal justice system. He joins BHCC to discuss the important and timely issue of urban policing in communities of color.
Moore has been featured by USA Today, Time Magazine, People Magazine, Meet the Press, The Colbert Report, MSNBC and NPR among others. He is also the host of Beyond Belief on the Oprah Winfrey Network, and the executive producer and host of PBS’s Coming Back with Wes Moore, which focuses on the re-integration of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their return home.
Moore is the author of New York Times best-sellers The Work and The Other Wes Moore, also a Wall Street Journal best-seller, as well as young adult novel This Way Home with Shawn Goodman.