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Summary of The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander | Includes Analysis

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The New Jim Crow argues that the ongoing "War on Drugs" and the resulting mass incarceration of African Americans is the moral equivalent of Jim Crow.

Beginning in the 17th century, institutions emerged in colonial America that contributed to the creation of a racial caste system. America's current racial caste system builds upon the legacy of both chattel slavery that existed in the United States prior to the Civil War and on the system of Jim Crow laws that designated African Americans to second-class citizenship in many parts of the American South prior to the civil rights movement.

This racial caste system is perpetuated across the country by members of both political parties. It has resulted in a large number of African American men who cannot vote, serve on juries, or find employment and housing. Discrimination against convicts is legally accepted and widespread...

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GENRE
Non-Fiction
NARRATOR
SS
Sam Scholl
LENGTH
00:25
hr min
RELEASED
2016
April 18
PUBLISHER
Instaread
PRESENTED BY
Audible.co.uk
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
20.8
MB

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