WELCOME TO THE BCC
The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center welcomes our new and returning students for the Fall Semester of 2016. We hope this academic year will be both successful and exciting for our entire Vanderbilt community. Please come by the Center early and often as your time permits for interesting cultural programming, great food, and fellowship. Also, visit this site often for programming announcements and updates throughout the year.
2016-17 VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY OUTSTANDING SENIOR
next at the BCC…
Beyond “The 13th”
Stories of Hope and Redemption from Survivors
of the U.S. Prison Industrial Complex
Tuesday, December 6th • 10:10 AM
BCC • Food served
The recently released documentary, “13th” by Ava DuVernay details the racial biases of the United States Criminal Justice System and the alarming statistics of mass incarceration in this country. Behind the aggregate statistics are individual men and women whose lives have been dramatically impacted by their incarceration experience. Despite the enormous odds stacked against them, some individuals are able to overcome the baggage of their past and the stigma of being an ex-offender to achieve relative success in life after prison. Come hear a panel of “mass incarceration survivors” share their experience and address questions from the audience. Facilitated by Dr. Rosevelt Noble.