The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander
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The New Jim Crow

Author: Michelle Alexander

Narrator: Karen Chilton

Unabridged: 13 hr 16 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Published: 06/13/2012

Genre: Social Science - Penology


Civil rights advocate and accomplished lawyer Michelle Alexander broaches a topic worthy of national conversation. Alexander argues that criminals convicted by our justice system face the same obstacles- legal discrimination and disenfranchisement- African Americans faced during the Jim Crow era.


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