exander on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” Handsbarsweb_ok Part II of our interview with legal scholar, civil rights advocate and author Michelle Alexander. Her book is The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. Alexander argues that although Jim Crow laws have been eliminated, the racial caste system it set up was not eradicated. It’s simply been redesigned, and now racial control functions through the criminal justice system. [includes rush transcript]
If you are inclined to be silent about the current mass imprisonment of Black men it is because your mind is still functioning in the benumbed mode of
A DOMESTICATED SLAVE.
"And I began to wonder why "they" had so much and other people had so little and why everybody I knew worked harder than "they."
WHO MADE THIS ARRANGEMENT?"
(Dr John Henrik Clarke)
Isn't the current mass imprisonment of Black men
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best off if they weren't caught eating vanilla ice cream in public in the Jim Crow South, except – the narrative always stipulates – on the Fourth of July. I heard it from my father growing up myself, and the memory of that all-but-unspoken rule seems to be unique to the generation born between World War I and World War II.