Our organization is concerned that Black people in America are continuously victimized by the police and the courts. Michelle Alexander’s book “The New Jim Crow” covers this as part of the broader phenomenon of mass incarceration. She discusses her book in this video.
From Bill Moyers.com:
America’s prison population has exploded from 300,000 to more than two million today due to harsh sentencing policies and the 40-year-old war on drugs. This week, Bill speaks to civil rights lawyer and legal scholar Michelle Alexander about why we need to end our system of mass incarceration.