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Top 15 New Jim Crow Quotes

#1. This book argues that mass incarceration is, metaphorically, the New Jim Crow and that all those who care about social justice should fully commit themselves to dismantling this new racial caste system. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#2. I'm a theater guy and a filmmaker. So when my community was thrown up in the air by the gas industry, the way I could contribute was to do something in the film world. I never thought it would be a big deal at all. - Author: Josh Fox
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#3. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#4. Flik's Fun Fair: Whether or not you have little ones, take a few moments to stroll through this whimsical corner of DCA. - Author: Leslie Le Mon
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#5. I know it's cheaper to fund an op-ed columnist than a team of reporters, but I think it confuses the mission of what these great journalistic brands are about, - Author: Nate Silver
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#6. So more and more black folk tend to be well-adjusted to [Barack] Obama's presidency, but does that mean they're well-adjusted to injustice? Because we don't hear our president talking about the new Jim Crow, the prison-industrial complex. - Author: Cornel West
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#7. She had been made to break an accepted social law, but no law known to the environment in which she fancied herself such an anomaly. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#8. It's hard to keep your head when the ground's moving 'neath your feet - Author: Jim Cuddy
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#9. Ninety percent of those admitted to prison for drug offenses in many states were black or Latino, yet the mass incarceration of communities of color was explained in race-neutral terms, an adaptation to the needs and demands of the current political climate. The New Jim Crow was born. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#10. A glimpse, a little piece of their story, flapping like ribbon in the wind. - Author: Karen Foxlee
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#11. 'Saturday Night Live' was the joy of my life. - Author: Tracy Morgan
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#12. Men are so constituted that they derive their conviction of their own possibilities largely from the estimate formed of them by others. If nothing is expected of a people, that people will find it difficult to contradict that expectation. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#13. After reading The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander's stunning work of scholarship, one gains the terrible realization that, for people of color, the American criminal justice system resembles the Soviet Union's gulag - the latter punished ideas, the former punishes a condition. - Author: David Levering Lewis
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#14. Nothing of real worth can ever be bought. Love, friendship, honour, valour, respect. All these things have to be earned. - Author: David Gemmell
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#15. Since the nation's founding, African Americans repeatedly have been controlled through institutions such as slavery and Jim Crow, which appear to die, but then are reborn in new form, tailored to the needs and constraints of the time. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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