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What Can We Learn from the Crack...

Watching Franklin Saint slide deep into The Life on FX’s new drama “Snowfall” is fascinating because he doesn’t so much knowingly embark on a life...

A Society Without Prisons: Envisioning the Radical...

Over the past decade, we have experienced a resurgence of interest in social justice as the movement for Black lives continues to grow. Black...

Michelle Alexander Has Something to Say About...

Michelle Alexander, legal scholar, civil rights activist and author of the critically acclaimed 2010 book, "The New Jim Crow," posted a powerful message to...

Instruments of Torture: Since Slavery, White Supremacy...

A recent report by The Guardian found that Black men are the most common targets of police use of deadly force, and are nine...

Fifty Years After Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s ‘The...

Fifty years ago, the late-Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s report, “The Negro Family,” helped pave the way for America’s mass incarceration boom, resulting in a...

If You’ve Ever Met Someone Who’s Ignorant...

Video via Equal Justice Initiative

Generation of So-Called ‘Crack Babies’ Are Now...

The so-called crack epidemic was left behind in the 1990s, but the image of the "crack baby" leaped out of the decade and became...

8 Ways the Incarceration of Black Males...

In her groundbreaking book, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that "we have not...

Michelle Alexander Precisely Describes How Black People...

Video by The University of Chicago

Is This The System That The Government...

The New Jim Crow, legal scholar Michelle Alexander's breakthrough book about the rise of mass incarceration in America. Alexander argues that "by targeting black...

5 Reasons The War on Drugs is...

Attorney Michelle Alexander has been shaking things up across the nation over the past few years. Her book, "The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the...