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Thursday, 11 June 2015

Incarceration in America: The Inside Story

BOOKD profiles, The New Jim Crow, legal scholar Michelle Alexander's breakthrough book about the rise of mass incarceration in America. Alexander agues that "by targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control.

See as a Yale Law Professor, Community Activists, and hip hop legend Talib Kweli debate and discuss this provocative and important book.

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