2016-2017 Social Justice Debates

2016-2017 Social Justice Debates Selected Scholar: Each year the Social Justice Debates are inspired by the works of a different social justice scholar. 2016-2017 Social Justice Debates Selected Scholar was Derrick Bell.

Topic: The debates focused on Derrick Bell's theory of interest convergence applied to social justice movements and criminal justice reform

Winners: Morehouse College defeated Patrick Henry College in the Finals

Semifinalists: Cornell University and George Washington University advanced to Semifinals.