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    Humanities in Action Event: Willie Mays Aikens-An American Life

    September 22, 2020

    The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Humanities
    in coordination with the Athletic Department and
    the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology
    Presents an Evening with Willie Mays Aikens

    Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m
    .

    The evening will cover topics of prison sentencing reform,
    America's drug laws, race, sports, spirituality, and friendship.

    The virtual zoom panel will be moderated by:

    Michael Jenkins, Ph.D. '06, Criminal Justice Chair
    Joel Kemp, Ph.D., former Scranton Theology Professor

    David Martin, Athletics Director

    Click Here to Register

    Willie Mays Aikens, a former Major League Baseball player,
    was wrongfully sentenced to 248 months in prison.
    Below is a link to an SB Nation video on Willie's extraordinary life: 

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