Michelle Alexander, the Myth of Desegregation

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Civil rights lawyer, advocate and legal scholar Michelle Alexander is here to talk about the state of segregation in America today.  Her book is The New Jim Crow: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.  Use this post as today’s thread and click thru to see Sam subbing for Keith Olbermann on CURRENT.   We’ve also got the crazy-town spoof staring Andrew Breitbart. 

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6 Responses to Michelle Alexander, the Myth of Desegregation

  1. juliet bravo says:

    Whitney Houston’s death at 48 is a sad and tragic event, and she was a genuinely talented singer.  But I was struck by the contrast between the dignified tributes to Whitney Houston and a clip during Chris Hayes’ interview Saturday of Syrian activist Karam Nachar, of the hasty burial under cover of darkness with constant gunfire, of a little 7 year old girl, wrapped in a sheet, her name scrawled in Sharpie, a victim of the Syrian conflict.

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