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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
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Where did the new Jim Crow come from?

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Dawn | 6 comments Mod
1. Why did mass incarceration begin when it did?
2. What does Alexander mean when (quoting Reva Siegel) she calls slavery, Jim Crow, and mass incarceration “preservation through transformation”? (p. 21)


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Vivian Lyte | 6 comments This system grew out of a backlash to the civil rights movement


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Vivian Lyte | 6 comments All of these terms rely on reconstituting a cast system called to assure that people of color are left out of constitutional rights.


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