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Acclaimed book The New Jim Crow banned in some New Jersey prisons
Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-FictionLong-listed for the National Book AwardFinalist, Current Interest Category, Los Angeles Times Book PrizesOne of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of 2017Short-listed for the Inaugural Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social JusticeFormer public defender James Forman, Jr. is a leading critic of mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of color. In Locking Up Our Own, he seeks to understand t…

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Acclaimed book The New Jim Crow banned in some New Jersey prisons(r/news)

It’s a landmark book, and if you’re interested in the topic, there are some newer ones that have built on (and somewhat critiqued) Alexander’s thesis. Most notably:

Elizabeth Hinton’s From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

James Forman Jr.’s Locking Up Our Own

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James Forman Jr.

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