Young Hispanic men may face greatest risk from police shootings, study finds

The police shooting earlier this month of Stephon Clark in his grandmother’s Sacramento backyard has renewed protests over officer-involved deaths of unarmed black men, but research led by Washington University in St. Louis suggests young Hispanic men may face an even greater risk of being killed by police, especially in mixed-income neighborhoods with large Latino populations.

Richard Rodriguez, author of “Brown: The Last Discovery of America,” will discuss racial and cultural assimilation in America for the Assembly Series

Author and essayist Richard Rodriguez will deliver the Association of Latin American Students lecture for the Assembly Series at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The lecture, entitled “The Browning of America,” is free and open to the public, and will be held in Graham Chapel, located just north of Mallinckrodt Center (6445 Forsyth Blvd.) on the Washington University campus.