This book is very well researched and has quite a provocative premise.
This book is filled with facts that will change your perspective about yourself and the country that you live in (if you like me live in the US).
Michelle Alexander makes a strong case for her argument that the Justice system as created a new/improved system of Jim Crow.
I think it's really sad that this is required reading at my University. i think the author is too biased and denies all accountability and responsibility on behalf of African... Read morePublished 4 hours ago by Georgio Alfani
In her book, “The New Jim Crow”, civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar Michelle Alexander makes the case that the “war on drugs” since its launch in the early eighties... Read morePublished 9 hours ago by Bert J. Debusschere
Michelle Alexander's comprehensive description and analysis is a harrowing experience for an old liberal, heretofore convinced that arc of history was bending rapidly towards... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
Michelle Alexander exposes mass incarceration as a human rights issue. I have no doubt MLK would be saying the same thing today.Published 2 days ago by KELVIN OLIVER
A hard read for those who are not avid readers of books like this. Very detailed but interesting.Published 2 days ago by Moni
This can be improved upon certainly but it's probably the most important book about the prison industrial complex since like, Angela Davis or Foucault. Read morePublished 3 days ago by anarcharachnid