Implicit Bias in the Criminal Justice System

A conversation on implicit bias and its potential effects on criminal justice decision-making in Twin Cities communities.

About this Event

“Implicit bias represents unique challenges to effective law enforcement, because it can alter where investigators and prosecutors look for evidence and how they analyze it without their awareness or ability to compensate.” —Sally Q. Yates, Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General

TPT invites you to an empowering evening of conversation with black educators, legal experts, and social justice advocates as they unveil the many facets of implicit bias within the criminal justice system and discuss solutions in the Twin Cities Communities.

Panelists include:

  • Jason Sole – Criminal Justice educator, Founder of Humanize My Hoodie Movement
  • Kevin Lindsey – CEO of Minnesota Humanities Center
  • Judge Stephen Smith – Second District Judicial Officer, Ramsey County
  • Moderator: Dr. Artika Tyner – Faculty & Director of the Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice at St. Thomas School of Law

This program is part of the Racism Unveiled storytelling project with generous funding from the Otto Bremer Trust and additional support from HealthPartners.


Mar 25 2021


6:00 pm



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