Locking Up Our Own

Author: James Forman, Jr.
Publisher:
ISBN: 0374189978
Size: 22.22 MB
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"Recounts the tragic role that some African Americans--as judges, prosecutors, politicians, police officers, and voters--played in escalating the war on crime"--

Locking Up Our Own

Author: James Forman, Jr.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712905
Size: 37.85 MB
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As James Forman, Jr., points out, however, the war on crime that began in the 1970s was supported by many African American leaders in the nation’s urban centers. In Locking Up Our Own, he seeks to understand why.

Race To Incarcerate

Author: Marc Mauer
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458722139
Size: 51.61 MB
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In this revised edition of his seminal book on race, class, and the criminal justice system, Marc Mauer, executive director of one of the United States' leading criminal justice reform organizations, offers the most up-to-date look ...

Locked In

Author: John Pfaff
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096921
Size: 74.32 MB
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"Pfaff, let there be no doubt, is a reformer...Nonetheless, he believes that the standard story--popularized in particular by Michelle Alexander, in her influential book, The New Jim Crow--is false.

Black Silent Majority

Author: Michael Javen Fortner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674743997
Size: 13.87 MB
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Michael Javen Fortner shows that in the 1970s these punitive policies toward addicts and pushers enjoyed the support of many working-class and middle-class blacks, angry about the chaos in their own neighborhoods.

When Police Kill

Author: Franklin E. Zimring
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067497218X
Size: 29.35 MB
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Franklin Zimring compiles data from federal records, crowdsourced research, and investigative journalism to provide a comprehensive, fact-based picture of how, when, where, and why police use deadly force.

A Colony In A Nation

Author: Chris Hayes
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ISBN: 9780393254228
Size: 78.77 MB
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New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.

Invisible No More

Author: Andrea Ritchie
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807088986
Size: 14.39 MB
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Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement.