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Summary of the new jim crow by michelle alexandermore african americans are under the control of the criminal justice system today – in prison or jail, on probation or parole – than were enslaved in 1850. The aclu of new jersey said the ban violated the constitution “the ban on ‘the new jim crow’ violates the right to free speech enshrined in the first amendment to the us constitution, and the correlative protection of article 1, paragraph 6 of the new jersey constitution,” aclu attorneys tess borden and alexander shalom wrote to gary. [the new jim crow: mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness (the new press, 2011) is a powerful indictment of racism in the criminal justice system by michelle alexander, a civil ri.
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