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The New Jim Crow Library Guide: Introduction

New Jim Crow

“By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control—relegating millions to a permanent second-class status—even as it formally adheres to the principle of colorblindness.” -- Michelle Alexander


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