Acclaimed book The New Jim Crow banned in some New Jersey prisons

ACLU writes to state after finding influential 2010 work on ‘mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness’ by Michelle Alexander is banned at two jails

An acclaimed book about discrimination against African Americans in the criminal justice system has been banned from some prisons in New Jersey, according to newly obtained records.

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