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November 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
- March 12 @ 8:00 pm
Meet American civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump at Books & Books–discussing his latest novel Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People.
In his latest novel, award-winning attorney Ben Crump exposes a heinous truth: Whether with a bullet or a lengthy prison sentence, America is killing black people and justifying it legally. While some deaths make headlines, most are personal tragedies suffered within families and communities. Worse, these killings are done one person at a time, so as not to raise alarm. While it is much more difficult to justify killing many people at once, in dramatic fashion, the result is the same—genocide.
Taking on such high-profile cases as Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and a host of others, Crump witnessed the disparities within the American legal system firsthand and learned it is dangerous to be a black man in America—and that the justice system indeed only protects wealthy white men.
Open Season is more than Crump’s incredible mission to preserve justice, it is a call to action for Americans to begin living up to the promise to protect the rights of its citizens equally and without question.
About the author:
Benjamin Crump is an American civil rights attorney and founder of the Tallahassee, Florida-based law firm Ben Crump Law. He represents clients in some of the most important and contentious cases of our time, taking a place in legal history with his pursuit of justice.