In a bold and innovative argument, a rising legal star shows readers how the mass incarceration of a disproportionate number of black men amounts to a devastating system of racial control. This is a terrifying reality that exists in the UK as much as in the US. Despite the triumphant dismantling of the Jim Crow laws, the system that once forced African-Americans into a segregated second-class citizenship still haunts. The US criminal justice system still unfairly targets black men and deprives an entire segment of the population of their basic rights.
- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: The New Press; Reprint edition (23 Feb. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1595586431
- ISBN-13: 978-1595586438