Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman

This book delves into the complex and controversial issue of mass incarceration in the United States, particularly within the African American community. It explores the historical, social, and political factors that contributed to the high rates of black imprisonment. The author examines the role of African American leaders in advocating for tough-on-crime policies and their unintended consequences. The book is a thought-provoking analysis of the intersection of race, crime, and justice in America.

The 8515th greatest book of all time


Published
2017
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
320
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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