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Bryan Stevenson on the legacy of enslavement Vox Conversations

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Vox's Jamil Smith talks with attorney, author, and activist Bryan Stevenson about the newly expanded Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama. They discuss the museum's project to connect America's history of enslavement with the contemporary realities of voter suppression, police brutality, and mass incarceration. They also talk about the museum's relationship to Stevenson's work with the Equal Justice Initiative, and legal advocacy on behalf of the wrongfully convicted.
Host: Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith), Senior Correspondent, Vox
Guest: Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director, Equal Justice Initiative
References: 


The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration (400 N. Court Street, Montgomery, Alabama)


The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (Montgomery, Alabama)


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson (Penguin Random House; 2015)


"Images of Border Patrol's Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage" by Eileen Sullivan and Zolan Kanno-Youngs (New York Times; Sept. 21)


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Producer: Erikk Geannikis


Editor: Amy Drozdowska


Engineer: Paul Robert Mounsey


Deputy Editorial Director, Vox Talk: Amber Hall


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Vox's Jamil Smith talks with attorney, author, and activist Bryan Stevenson about the newly expanded Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama. They discuss the museum's project to connect America's history of enslavement with the contemporary realities of voter suppression, police brutality, and mass incarceration. They also talk about the museum's relationship to Stevenson's work with the Equal Justice Initiative, and legal advocacy on behalf of the wrongfully convicted.
Host: Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith), Senior Correspondent, Vox
Guest: Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director, Equal Justice Initiative
References: 


The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration (400 N. Court Street, Montgomery, Alabama)


The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (Montgomery, Alabama)


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson (Penguin Random House; 2015)


"Images of Border Patrol's Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage" by Eileen Sullivan and Zolan Kanno-Youngs (New York Times; Sept. 21)


Enjoyed this episode? Rate Vox Conversations ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.
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Support Vox Conversations by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts
This episode was made by: 


Producer: Erikk Geannikis


Editor: Amy Drozdowska


Engineer: Paul Robert Mounsey


Deputy Editorial Director, Vox Talk: Amber Hall


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