The Black and the Blue Forum with Matthew Horace

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The Black and the Blue Forum with Matthew Horace

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined Dr. Lorenzo Boyd, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice At The University of New Haven and Dr. Richard O’Bryant, Director of the NU – John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute at Northeastern University in welcoming Author and CNN contributor Matthew – Matt Horace to the stage to talk about his book, “The Black and the Blue; A Cop reveals the Crimes, Racism and Injustice in America’s Law Enforcement.” The event was part of the Boston My Brothers Keepers Initiative, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute at Northeastern University and the Justice Resource Institute and featured a question and answer session with the panelists.

Sheriff Tompkins with fellow panelists and presenters Matthew – Matt Horace (front row, far left), Dr. Richard O’Bryant (front row, 2nd from left), Dr. Lorenzo Boyd (front row, far right), Director of Community Services at MassHousingThaddeus Miles (back row, far left), Justice Resource Institute Vice President for Community Engagement Ed Powell (back row, 2nd from right), Executive Director of BAM Boston Shawn Brown and (back row, third from right), members of BAM Boston and other event supporters.

Sheriff Tompkins speaks during the panel.

Dr. Lorenzo Boyd speaks to the audience.

An audience member poses her question.

Dr. Lorenzo Boyd speaks to the audience.

Another member of the audience takes part in the question and answer session.

Sheriff Tompkins with Dr. Richard O’Bryant.

Sheriff Tompkins with Boston Police Department (Official) Superintendent Nora Baston.

Sheriff Tompkins shares a light moment with Thaddeus Miles of MassHousing.

Sheriff Tompkins with a member of BAM.

Sheriff Tompkins with BAM Boston Executive Director Shawn Brown and members of BAM.