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The New Jim Crow
The New Jim Crow
Author: Michelle Alexander
In the era of colorblindness, it is no longer socially permissible to use race, explicitly, as a justification for discrimination, exclusion, and social contempt. Yet, as legal star Michelle Alexander reveals in The New Jim Crow, today it is perfectly legal to discriminate against criminals in nearly all the ways that it was once legal to...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781595586438
ISBN-10: 1595586431
Publication Date: 10/4/2011
Pages: 304
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Publisher: New Press, The
Book Type: Paperback
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I hated that this story was still true. I am of the age to appreciate that this truth was printed and is still on the desire to read list. Well written. Worse to have lived it.

Distressing to realize that I can do nothing to change it. Disillusioned that the information is poo-pooed by the now generations. Some of them have no idea where they came from, and only use the electrical devices to direct them where they think they are going.