The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
This book seeks to analyze the issue of race in America after the election of Barack Obama. For the author, the U.S. criminal justice system functions can act as a contemporary system of racial control, even as it adheres to the principle of color blindness.
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I recommend this book. If you want to educate yourself on the Jim crow laws of today the author in my opinion did an excellent job explaining the events. Michelle Alexander is an excellent writer. I ... Read full review
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Although I did not agree with everything the author discussed. She has some very valid arguments. The book is a slightly complexed read but it is worth the effort. It at least makes one aware of what is going on it todays judicial system. Read full review