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Michelle Alexander Speaks at Vanderbilt University Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.

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The brilliance of Michelle Alexander's scholarship, oratory, and passionate commitment to the "Unfinished Business" of the civil rights struggle is all captured in this presentation at Vanderbilt University; commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Her call for building a bottom up human rights movement is timely and cogently laid out.  For those among us that have been following her evolution, this presentation was a fulfillment of our hopes and expectations. Click on photo or below for VIDEO of the event.

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End Mass Incarceration Event at Riverside Church

Angela Davis and Michelle Alexander take part in a panel discussion on the issue of mass incarceration at Riverside Church in New York City on September 14, 2012.  They answer the questions of, what is the problem of mass incarceration and what does it say about the United States society?

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Michelle Alexander on the War on Drugs and the Politics Behind It 

Michelle Alexander at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem - January 12, 2012

Michelle Alexander, Author of The New Jim Crow, speaks about the political strategy behind the War on Drugs and its connection to the mass incarceration of Black and Brown people in the United States.

If you think Bill Clinton was "the first Black President" then watch the video below and see how much damage his administration caused for the black community as a result of his get tough attitude on crime that appealed to white swing voters.


Event: Michelle Alexander at Abyssinian Baptist Church In Harlem

This Thursday, Jan 12, 2012 - Author Michelle Alexander, will be doing a book event for The New Jim Crow at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. It's the launch of the paperback version of The New Jim Crow.

Abyssinian Baptist Church
Thursday January, 2012
7pm. - 9pm
132 W 138th St (between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (Seventh Ave) and Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave))
(212) 862-7474 
Subway: 2, 3 to 135th St

Michelle Alexander Speaks at Riverside Church, in Harlem

May 21, 2011 was supposed to be the end of the world, well, it was the end of the world as many of us knew it when they heard Michelle Alexander dissect the criminal "injustice" system in America and its progeny---The New Jim Crow and mass incarceration in the age of Colorblindness.  See more video...