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James Kilgore

James Kilgore

James Kilgore is an activist, writer and educator based in Urbana, Illinois. He is the author of Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time (The New Press, 2015). He is presently a Soros Justice fellow spearheading a campaign concerning the abuse of electronic monitoring in the criminal legal system. He also appeared as a "talking head" in the film, 13th. Email him: [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter: @waazn1. His website: challengingecarceration.org.

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James Kilgore

James Kilgore

James Kilgore is an activist, writer and educator based in Urbana, Illinois. He is the author of Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time (The New Press, 2015). He is presently a Soros Justice fellow spearheading a campaign concerning the abuse of electronic monitoring in the criminal legal system. He also appeared as a "talking head" in the film, 13th. Email him: [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter: @waazn1. His website: challengingecarceration.org.

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