The New Jim Crow
The purpose of this page is to share information and generate movement building on the issues of mass incarceration and the criminal justice system. The goal is to end this racial-caste system coined as, The New Jim Crow. This page is inspired by the book The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander. Alexander's book has brilliantly unraveled the plan to criminalize young Black and Brown men in America and provides solutions to fight this injustice system. We recommend all who are interested in these issues to, Read and share the book. & watch Michelle Alexander speak here.
Entries in mass incarceration (2)
Winding down a 4 day memorial to Manning Marable at Riverside Church in Harlem, Angela Davis gave a presentation on Stop & Frisk, the School to Prison pipeline, and racism in the criminal justice system.
Johanna Fernandez describes the new organization, "Liberation Summer" outside of Manhattan Criminal Court while at a press conference in support of Joseph "Jazz" Hayden. The mission of Liberation Summer is to organize, mobilize, and resist criminalization, mass incarceration, structural racism, and xenophobia. We will unleash our collective creativity and imagine a world without prisons, without borders, without oppression.