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Join us as Dr. Mahmoud El Kati takes on
Race in the News.

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 from

Where: St. Olaf Church
215 South 8th Street, Minneapolis MN

A light supper and social will take place
beginning at 6:30pm followed by the
discussion from 7:00pm until 8:30pm.

Free parking is available in the church lot,
enter from South 8th Street or 3rd
Avenue just past the church.

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'Brew for Thought' Statistics
  • For every 1 White person arrested
    in 2002 in MN, 10 Black people were
  • Black men account for 35.4% of the
    inmate population (1 in 15 black
  • Over a third of (33.8%) of the total
    male custody population was aged 20-

     -The National average was 4 black
     people for every White person
  • Black Youth are 5x more likely than
    White youth to be arrested.
  • Black Youth are 1.4x more likely
    than White youth to be charged with

(Sources: Bureau of Justice Statistics and
Pew Report on the States)
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