The New Jim Crow By Michelle Alexander

Book Review The New Jim Crow By Michelle Alexander from Amazon books. Paperback: 352 pages, Publisher: The New Press; Anniversary edition (January 7, 2020), Language: English.

The New Jim Crow

Entertainment Weekly, Slate, Chronicle of Higher Education, Literary Center, Book Riot, and Zora have been named one of the most important nonfiction books of the twenty-first century.

A tenth-anniversary edition of the iconic bestseller: “one of the most influential books of the past 20 years,” according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, with a new preface by the author.

“Largely thanks to Alexander’s account, civil rights organizations like Black Lives Matter have focused much of their energy on the criminal justice system.”
—Adam Shatz, London Review of Books(Amazon Books Review).

Rarely does a book have the impact of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow. Since it was first published in 2010, it has been cited in court decisions and adopted in campus-wide and community lessons; Helped create the Marshall Project and inspire the creation of the new Insp 100 Million Art for Justice Fund; He has won numerous awards, including the prestigious NAACP Image Award; And spent nearly 250 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list.

Above all, it has inspired a whole generation of criminal justice reform activists and organizations inspired by Michelle Alexander’s unforgettable argument that “America is not made of racism; we are simply redesigned.” As Birmingham News has announced, it is “without a doubt the most important book published in the United States in this century.”

Now, ten years after its first publication, The New Press is proud to issue a tenth-anniversary edition with a new preface by Michelle Alexander that looks at the impact the book has had and the state of the criminal justice reform movement in today.

Book Information:

  • Name: The New Jim Crow
  • Categories: Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
  • Writer: Michelle Alexander
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: The New Press; Anniversary edition (January 7, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1620971933
  • ISBN-13: 978-1620971932
  • Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 1.3 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Customer Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars- 2,679 customer ratings
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5

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