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Category: The New Jim Crow

Max Anderson on prison reform

Here is a daunting array of reports about the awful state of prisons in the United States. Max Anderson of Stagecoach Ventures, a faith-based startup with new products, has curated these reports . Inspired by Michele Alexander’s The New Jim Crow, there…

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Daryl Atkinson: African Americans in the Criminal Justice System

Atkinson, a senior staff attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, speaks with Left of Black host and Professor of Black Popular Culture in the Department of African and African-American Studies at Duke University, Mark Anthony Neal, about mass…

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Criminal Justice Politics: December 8 and 11

Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey will speak at a panel on The Role of Civil Society in Creating a More Effective Criminal Justice System on Monday, December 8, 4:30 p.m., Princeton University’s McCosh Hall. A documentary on McGreevey’s prison counseling program…

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15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story: December 3

A screening and discussion of the documentary “15 to Life:  Kenneth’s Story” will take place at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, a part of public television’s POV (Point of  View) series, the film…

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Breaking Point: Ferguson riots

Potential historical background to the Ferguson riots, a criminologist’s view. “It seems the criminal justice system yields its wrath to people of color when they are perceived as offenders but affords them little justice when they are perceived as victims.” Continue the discussion…

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