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The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness —Alexander, Michelle, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 10 items

"Seldom does a book have the impact of The New Jim Crow. Since it was first published in 2010, it has been the winner of numerous awards and has spent nearly 250 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. It has been c...

Broken on all sides race, mass incarceration & new visions for criminal justice in the U.S. : a documentary
DVD
2012
0 available of 1 items

"More African Americans are under 'correctional' (prison) control today than were enslaved in 1850. Why? The movie explores mass incarceration across the U.S. and the intersection of race, poverty, and the criminal justi...

Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption —Stevenson, Bryan, author.
Book
2019
21 available of 35 items

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justic...

True justice Bryan Stevenson's fight for equality
DVD
2020
1 available of 2 items

For more than three decades, Alabama public interest attorney, founder, and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has advocated on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned, seeking to eradicat...

Locking up our own : crime and punishment in black america —Forman, James, 1967- author.
Book
2017
2 available of 2 items

"An original and consequential argument about race, crime, and the law Today, Americans are debating our criminal justice system with new urgency. Mass incarceration and aggressive police tactics -- and their impact on p...

Summoned at midnight : a story of race and the last military executions at Fort Leavenworth —Serrano, Richard A., author.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

"In the late 1950s, as the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. was at last gaining ground, 16 soldiers sat confined in basement cells on death row in the army's Fort Leavenworth maximum security prison in Kansas. Exactly e...

The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness —Alexander, Michelle.
Book On MP3
2015
1 available of 1 items

The author, a litigator turned legal scholar, presents her argument for characterizing our current U.S. criminal justice system as our society's latest system of racial control.

A colony in a nation —Hayes, Christopher, 1979-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2017

America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a post-racial world, yet nearly every empirical measure--wealth, unemployment, incarceration, school segregation--reveals that racial inequality has barely improved since 196...

Stakes is high : life after the American dream —Smith, Mychal Denzel, 1986- author.
Book
2020
0 available of 1 items

"We are better than this" has been the rallying cry since Donald Trump was elected. But as New York Times-bestselling author Mychal Denzel Smith shows, Americans are too comfortable imagining our greatness. We like to be...

Carolina skeletons
DVD
2005
1 available of 2 items

The brutal murder of two young white girls results in the wrongful execution of a young African-American boy. Thirty years later, his brother and war-torn Green Beret James Bragg, investigates the facts to clear his name...

Open season : legalized genocide of colored people —Crump, Benjamin, 1969- author.
Book
2019
3 available of 3 items

"[Ben Crump] shows that there is a persistent, prevailing, and destructive mindset regarding colored people that is rooted in our history as a slave-owning nation. This biased attitude has given rise to mass incarceratio...

Female victims of crime : reality reconsidered
Book
2010
1 available of 1 items

The glass shield
DVD
2005
1 available of 1 items

J.J. is a rookie trooper in the Sheriff's Department, and the first Black officer at that station. Some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence because of his race. His only real friend is the other new trooper, th...

American trial the Eric Garner story
DVD
2020
0 available of 1 items

Using actual legal teams, witnesses, evidence, and courtroom procedure, presents a fictional but unscripted trial charging Officer Daniel Pantaleo of the New York Police Department for reckless manslaughter and strangula...

Queer (in)justice : the criminalization of LGBT people in the United States —Mogul, Joey L., 1969-
Book
2011
1 available of 1 items

Draws on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy to present an examination of the gay experience, illustrating the continuing punishment of gay expression in the United States and illuminating strategies for chan...

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