Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander is an American writer, civil rights advocate, and visiting professor at Union Theological Seminary. She is best known for her book 'The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness', which discusses race-related issues specific to African-American males and mass incarceration in the United States. Alexander has been an influential voice in the national conversation about criminal justice reform and racial justice.

Books

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  1. 1. The New Jim Crow

    "The New Jim Crow" is a thought-provoking and eye-opening book that examines the deeply ingrained racial bias within the American criminal justice system. Drawing on extensive research and personal anecdotes, the author explores how the War on Drugs has disproportionately targeted and marginalized Black communities, leading to a modern-day system of racial control and oppression. This powerful critique challenges readers to confront the systemic racism that continues to perpetuate inequality and injustice in the United States.

    The 2123rd Greatest Book of All Time