Category Archives: Alexander, Michelle

Connecting the dots

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington (August 28th), Michelle Alexander (whose book, The New Jim Crow, I mentioned and quoted from here) posted the following Facebook status update: For the past several years, I have spent virtually … Continue reading

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The New Jim Crow

[I am currently reading Michelle Alexander’s landmark book, The New Jim Crow.  In it, she lays bare the ugly truth that America has constructed a system for racial control that is more subtle than, in that it has a veneer of … Continue reading

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