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January 16th, 2012
thesmithian

…legal scholar Michelle Alexander writes that many of the gains of the civil rights movement have been undermined by the mass incarceration of black Americans in the war on drugs. She says that although Jim Crow laws are now off the books, millions of blacks arrested for minor crimes remain marginalized and disfranchised, trapped by a criminal justice system that has forever branded them as felons and denied them basic rights and opportunities that would allow them to become productive, law-abiding citizens…

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    On my list
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    I may have to check this out!!
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    The New Jim Crow. I want to read this.
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    This book will make you angry and sad all at the same time. Read it.
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    read….please
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    I definitely want to get my hands on this book!
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    i need to read this
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    SMH
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    She was on NPR this morning. Check out the podcast. Truth!...
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