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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.  

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The Drug Policy Alliance International Conference, Los Angeles - 2011

The Drug Policy Alliance held its International conference at the Westin Hotel in Los Angeles, California on 11/01/2011 - 11/04/2011. It was attended by a diverse group of people from all racial and ethnic groups from around the country and around the world. The one constant fact that emerged out of the experts that attended the event was that blacks and other poor people of color were the most impacted by America's prohibition ...

Kate Rhee, Longtime New York activist around juvenile justice issues, spoke on stop frisk and marijuana arrest. The numbers she laid out on marijuana arrest were startling.