Professor to speak on war on drugs, prison industry

| June 27, 2013
andre douglas pond cummings

Professor andre douglas pond cummings is associate dean at the Indiana Tech Law School. (Courtesy Indiana Tech)

FORT WAYNE—At 11 a.m., June 30, the Unitarian Universalist Church, 5310 Old Mill Road, is scheduled to present Professor andré douglas pond cummings (sic), professor of law and associate dean at the Indiana Tech Law School, offering reflections on the war on drugs, the increase of the prison population and the interest of the for-profit companies building and managing prisons.

The title of his presentation is “Peace, Liberty and Justice for All?: America’s War on Drugs and the Prison Industrial Complex.”

cummings has written extensively about racial and social justice issues, publishing in several law journals. His first book was released in 2010 under the title “Reversing Field: Examining Commercialization, Labor, Gender and Race in the 21st Century Sport Law.” He graduated cum laude with high distinction from Howard University School of Law and has been recognized on several occasions as Professor of the Year.

To learn more about cummings’ work, click here to read a paper he published entitled “‘All Eyez on Me': America’s War on Drugs and the Prison-Industrial Complex.”

For more information, call the Unitarian Universalist Church at (260) 744-1867.

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