“What’s the Story?” is a monthly speaker series, hosted by The Marshall Project, featuring prominent Americans as they explore how to create and disrupt narratives around criminal justice.
This series will feature a conversation between Michael K. Williams, Dream Hampton and Rashad Robinson, moderated by Carroll Bogert, President of The Marshall Project.
Michael K Williams is an Emmy-nominated actor and producer best known for his work on "The Wire", "Boardwalk Empire" and "The Night Of," and for the HBO documentary "Raised in the System."
dream hampton is a writer and filmmaker whose recent series "Surviving R. Kelly" transformed the national conversation around the R&B star.
Rashad Robinson is President of Color Of Change, a leading racial justice organization, and has led the organization in developing cutting-edge strategies to change the representation of Black people and social issues in news and entertainment media.
A reception will follow this event.
The series is sponsored by the Public Welfare Foundation.