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Video Clip: Overall Thesis for The New Jim Crow

General Assembly 2012 Event 213 (Excerpt)

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Racial profiling, criminalization, and mass incarceration of African-Americans constitute today’s legal system for institutionalized racism, discrimination, and exclusion. Michelle Alexander, civil rights advocate, litigator, scholar and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness exposes today’s racial caste system and how to resist it.

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Michelle Alexander discusses her central thesis for The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration and Institutional Racism.

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