Professor Michelle Alexander on the new Jim Crow era

January 4, 2012

Professor Michelle Alexander (Ohio State College of Law), former Supreme Court clerk  to Justice Blackmun and civil rights activist will speak about her book The New Jim Crow, at noon, on January 26, in the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel on the main campus of Howard University.  For a brief introduction to Ms. Alexander’s ideas about the unending effects of mass incarceration, and how so many policies and practices work together to create, essentially, a new Jim Crow era, view this six-minute clip of her speaking: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnqjDVhjM0w

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