Documentary & Discussion: Human Sex Trafficking

You are invited to join Carlon Harris, African American Studies honors student, and a panel of experts for a viewing of Harris' documentary on human sex trafficking and a follow-up discussion of what law enforcement is doing to prevent the problem and resources that are available for survivors.
Carlon Harris. Carlon Harris, African American Studies major and graduating senior, filmed a documentary on Human Sex Trafficking as his AAS Honors Project. He will present the documentary on September 15, 2016, at 6:30 PM in Heritage Hall 102.

Following the screening of the documentary, panelists will discuss the issue of human trafficking, what law enforcement is doing to prevent the problem, and resources that are available for survivors. Panelists include:
  • Ms. Kathy Taylor, Advocate
  • Dr. Robert Blanton, UAB Professor of Government
  • Ms. Helen Smith, FBI Specialist on Human Trafficking
  • Sergeant Anthony Williams, Birmingham Police Department

As a requirement for participation in the African American Studies Honors Program, students must complete an Honors Thesis or Project and make a presentation in a colloquium or at a professional meeting.

The event is free and open to the public. You can learn more about Harris's project on wbrc.com.