Posts Tagged ‘ New Jim Crow ’

Use A Library Card and Help Free Hundreds of Thousands of Black Men Incarcerated in America

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March 12, 2012
Use A Library Card and Help Free Hundreds of Thousands of Black Men Incarcerated in America

Join the movement to stop the American system of The New Jim Crow by checking a book out of your local library or by buying and reading a paperback copy of The New Jim Crow. All high school and college students must read this book!   Step One: Get a library card. They are usually free!    Step Two:...
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Drug Policy as Race Policy: Best Seller Galvanizes the Debate

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March 9, 2012
Drug Policy as Race Policy: Best Seller Galvanizes the Debate

The New York Times March 7, 2012 Garry McCarthy, a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, did not expect to hear anything too startling when he appeared at a conference on drug policy organized last year by an African-American minister in Newark, where he was the police director. Ben Garvin for The New York Times...
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Michelle Alexander Speaking in Chicago

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January 31, 2012
Michelle Alexander Speaking in Chicago

on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Chicago State University Click Here to purchase a paperback copy of The New Jim Crow. Click Here to view a 25 minute video of Michelle Alexander speaking on Democracy Now about The New Jim Crow. Click Here to hear a segment of Michelle Alexander on National Public Radio...
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The new Jim Crow alive and thriving, By Leonard Pitts Jr.

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January 26, 2012
The new Jim Crow alive and thriving, By Leonard Pitts Jr.

January 15, 2012 lpitts@MiamiHerald.com Leonard Pitts, Jr. I have something for you. In June of 2010, I wrote in this space about a book, The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander, which I called a “troubling and profoundly necessary” work. Alexander promulgated an explosive argument. Namely, that the so-called “War on Drugs” amounts to a war on...
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