‘Off Mic’ on mass incarceration

    Off Mic Blogger and Fresh Air contributor Dave Davies interviews legal scholar Michelle Alexander about her book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

    Alexander says the mass incarceration of African Americans from the war on drugs has created a new cast system comparable to Jim Crow laws of the past.

    Read Davies’ blog about the conversation or Listen to the full Fresh Air interview, Legal Scholar: Jim Crow Still Exists In America.

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