This plan, already put into action, has rolled back many of the achievements of the civil rights movement.
And more African-American men have been reduced to traumatized, suspect, non-voting, non-working "outcast" status because of felon disenfranchisement laws than in 1870.
The US once kidnapped and enslaved humans. Rather than abolishing the practice, it simply switched tactics, colonizing weaker nations and incarcerating Americans (ministerfaust).
Prof. Alexander, whose book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is newly released in paperback, argues that:
"Nothing less than a major social movement has any hope of ending mass incarceration in America or inspiring a recommitment to [Martin Luther] King's dream...
"My view is that this has got to be a human rights movement. It’s got to be a movement for education, not incarceration; for jobs, not jails; a movement that acknowledges the basic humanity and dignity of all people, no matter who you are or what you have done." More
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