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Discussion questions the new jim crow: mass incarceration in an age of 3 alexander argues that the new jim crow is part of a long line of systems of racial control. In the new jim crow, michelle alexander shines the light on a criminal injustice system that is locking poor and vulnerable people in a 21st century version of a race class caste system that victimizes families and whole communities. In her book the new jim crow: mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, legal scholar michelle alexander writes that many of the gains of the civil rights movement have been undermined by.
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