• Panels & Presentations

    Forced Trajectory Project serves as a storytelling platform for families impacted by police violence, and sometimes that is implemented in the form of speaking panels. The following are recorded panels from various events and conferences.

    FTP: Narratives of Police Violence, Screening & Panel

    The following is a panel featuring Cephus "Uncle Bobby" Johnson, Uncle of Oscar Grant, and Jacqueline Lawrence, Mother of Keith Childress, Jr., at an FTP Screening & Panel hosted by the Black Graduate Student Association and the UNLV Center for Social Justice at University of Nevada-Las Vegas on December 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV.

    Running time: 44 min, 5 sec

    Detroit Families Speak Out

    On October 6th, 2017, two Detroit families affected by police violence participated on a panel at the LINC Empowered Communities Conference. Listen to Yolanda McNair, mother of 24 year old Adaisha Miller, shot and killed by Detroit Police and Mertilla Jones, grandmother of 7- year old police homicide victim Aiyana Stanley Jones, shot and killed by Detroit Police.

     

    Photojournalist Jordan O'Brien presents at UNLV

    On August 8, 2018, photojournalist Jordan O'Brien summarizes his involvement with Forced Trajectory Project and discusses the importance of immersion in journalism the at Hank Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV.

     

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