The New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow

Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Downloadable Audiobook - 2020 | 10th anniversary edition., Unabridged.
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Seldom does a book have the impact of Michelle Alexanders The New Jim Crow. Since it was first published in 2010, it has been cited in judicial decisions and has been adopted in campus-wide and community-wide reads; it helped inspire the creation of the Marshall Project and the new $100 million Art for Justice Fund; it has been the winner of numerous prizes, including the prestigious NAACP Image Award; and it has spent nearly 250 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Most important of all, it has spawned a whole generation of criminal justice reform activists and organizations motivated by Michelle Alexanders unforgettable argument that we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it. As the Birmingham News proclaimed, it is undoubtedly the most important book published in this century about the U.S.
Publisher: [Prince Frederick, MD] : Recorded Books, Inc., [2020]
Edition: 10th anniversary edition., Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781464046162
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (16:57:03))
1 online resource (20 audio files (17:07:04))
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Additional Contributors: Chilton, Karen - Narrator
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Regarded as one of the most influential books of the last 20 years, The New Jim Crow exposes racial discrimination at all levels of the US criminal justice system. It helped lift the debate on racial and criminal justice and influenced the creation of the BlackLivesMatter movement. Michelle Alex... Read More »


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