(WLNS) — In light of recent tension across the country between local police departments and communities of color, ‘The Shalom Center for Justice and Peace’ will hold a special meeting and conversation in East Lansing, and the public is invited to attend.
‘Black & Blue : Healing Together — A Community Conversation to Promote Understanding between Police and People of Color ‘ is Thursday night at The University United Methodist Church in East Lansing.
Discussion will start with the story of Jackson Pastor James Hines, whose son suffered severe brain damage after a run in with police in Ohio, Lt. Scott Wriggelsworth will join him.
A second discussion will be lead by attorney Erick Williams and Representative Tom Cochran, and will focus on different perspectives of the state of police licensure.
Admission is free and all are welcome.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. For more information click here.