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Michelle Alexander

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Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander, the author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (New Press), is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University.


News and Features

For years I have written about mass incarceration, while staying mute about drones and other injustices. It is time to connect the dots.

The administration is promoting failed law enforcement programs as economic stimulus.

How the war on drugs gave birth to a permanent American undercaste.