Book Discussion on The New Jim Crow

Michelle Alexander talked about her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, in which she argues that the… read more

Michelle Alexander talked about her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, in which she argues that the “get tough on crime” policies that began in the early 1970s were enacted in an effort to push back the gains of the Civil Rights Movement. This effort, she said, had been successful. Professor Alexander spoke at the University of Tennessee at an event hosted by the university’s Africana Studies Program. close

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Book Discussion on The New Jim Crow

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Program ID:
310718-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Feb 10, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2013

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  • Feb 10, 2013 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2013 | 7:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 2:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 02, 2013 | 10:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 1:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 4:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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