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Is This The System That The Government Has Been Using to Oppress African-Americans?

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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 men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control.

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7 thoughts on “Is This The System That The Government Has Been Using to Oppress African-Americans?

  1. Anonymous says:

    Real talk

  2. Anonymous says:

    We gotta create our own education systems and build our own means of communication with our people. Let's boss up and be the people that we were created to be. We are not who we're presenting ourselves to be. Obviously the bible, the Quran and all this other religious garbage and doing a damn thing for us, we should see that by now.

  3. Is there anybody out there who seriously believes that we as Black people would be better off if every Black person in prison for committing whatever crime were never caught and sent to prison?

  4. For the non-violent drug offensives, YES!

  5. For the non-violent drug offensives, YES!

  6. Bethsaida Romelus , I hope you don't have kids or expect to have any. The way you think they wouldn't have a chance.

  7. Thomas Smith says:

    James Alexander that was a Reductio ad absurdum argument, and kind of stupid too. or are you one of those troll tools just like your fellow Marylander, BEN CARSON?

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