Black Issues Forum

Ban the Box - Right or Risky?

Season 3100 Episode 3110 | 26m 46s

Many activists in North Carolina argue that the criminal record box on job applications should be abolished. Rep. Garland Pierce of District 48 in the North Carolina House of Representatives, Umar Muhammad with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, and Daniel Bowes with the North Carolina Justice Center address some of the questions around how this move can help and where the risks lie.

Aired: 01/10/16

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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