Dr. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Mississauga. His work focuses on the intersections of race, crime and criminal justice, with a particular interest in the area of policing. In this TEDx Talk, filmed a few days after cannabis was legalized in Canada, Owusu-Bempah shares his insights on the people impacted most by prohibition. He also talks about how legalization can be used to promote positive economic and social change.
Activity Time: 60 min