Notes from the Media Lab Conversations Series with Shaka Senghor and Martha Minow, 2/7. This is a collaborative liveblog and may contain errors. Contributors: Edward L. Platt and Erhardt Graeff.
Shaka Senghor - Author, mentor, activist, ML Director's Fellow. Author of Writing My Wrongs
Martha Minow - Dean and Prof at Harvard Law School. Author of Between Vengeance and Forgiveness
Shaka's journey started as many others in his community in Detroit during the crack era. He ran away at age 13, got involved with selling drugs and became addicted. He was robbed at gunpoint, beaten, and left for dead in the back of a crack house.