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Nonfiction Book Club

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This month, we will discuss The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Era of Color Blindness by Michelle Alexander.

In an introduction to a conversation with Michelle Alexander, David Remnick of The New Yorker explains:

The New Jim Crow was hardly an immediate best-seller, but after a couple of years it took off and seemed to be at the center of discussion about criminal-justice reform and racism in America. The book considers not only the enormity and cruelty of the American prison system but also, as Alexander writes, the way the war on drugs and the justice system have been used as a “system of control” that shatters the lives of millions of Americans—particularly young black and Hispanic men.

(Click here to read Remnick’s interview with Michelle Alexander)

 

Copies of this book are available at the library. 

You can also access the ebook or the audio book through the Minuteman network.

Our discussion will be held over zoom. Please register to receive the meeting details.

Details

Date:
February 26
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Categories:
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Venue

Bacon Free Library
58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
Phone:
(508) 653-6730

Organizer

Bacon Free Library
Phone:
508-653-6730
Website:
http://baconfreelibrary.org/

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