The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander

Once in an outstanding whereas a e-book comes alongside that alterations the way in which we see the area and is helping to gasoline a national social circulate. The New Jim Crow is this kind of e-book. Praised through Harvard legislation professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this publication at once demanding situations the inspiration that the election of Barack Obama indications a brand new period of colorblindness. With magnificent candor, criminal student Michelle Alexander argues that "we haven't ended racial caste in the USA; we've only redesigned it." by means of concentrating on black males during the struggle on medicines and decimating groups of colour, the U.S. felony justice procedure features as a modern process of racial control—relegating thousands to an everlasting second-class status—even because it officially adheres to the primary of colorblindness. within the phrases of Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, this publication is a "call to action."

Called "stunning" through Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David Levering Lewis, "invaluable" by means of the Daily Kos, "explosive" via Kirkus, and "profoundly valuable" by means of the Miami Herald, this up-to-date and revised paperback variation of The New Jim Crow, now with a foreword by way of Cornel West, is a must-read for everybody of conscience.

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