Wednesday, 23 August 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • In Phoenix, Trump Says "Love" but Spews Racism

    Trump takes advantage of a popular misconception about racism -- that it is something held in the heart. In reality it is a system of oppression that promotes power and privilege.

  • Why Robert E. Lee's Character Is Irrelevant

    Regardless of the nuances of Robert E. Lee's behavior and historical context, his statues represent white supremacy, and that's why they must be taken down. Ultimately, Lee's legacy is the defense of enslavement.

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Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander is a civil rights lawyer, advocate, legal scholar and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

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Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander is a civil rights lawyer, advocate, legal scholar and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

Other articles by this author

2017 0706interview cat

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By Michelle Alexander, Naomi Klein and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Truthout | Haymarket Books | Transcript

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By Michelle Alexander, Naomi Klein and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Truthout | Haymarket Books | Transcript

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