Friends of the South Dallas Cultural Center presents Dr. Brenda Wall discussing her new book, "Black Lives, White Supremacy, and the American Fiction." Join us for a food-and-wine reception, book signing, plus a presentation and Q-and-A with Dr. Wall. Everyone welcome, free and open to the public.
In her new book, Dr. Wall uncovers the historical origins of today’s twin crises of mass incarceration and police brutality, tracing the unjust targeting of Black Americans through the “Black Codes” of the Reconstruction era through Jim Crow segregation down to the “War on Drugs” over-policing of African American communities in our own time.
Dr. Brenda Wall, psychologist, minister, and scholar has degrees from Vassar College, Boston University, and George Washington University. Whether in the past as a Fulbright Scholar in Turkey or today as Pastor of Counseling and Christian Education at Friendship West Baptist Church in Dallas, Dr. Wall has consistently worked among the people, in churches, jails, schools, hospitals, and neighborhoods, to lift up and heal the African American community and to build understanding across cultural divides.