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James Kilgore

James Kilgore

James Kilgore is a writer, activist and educator based at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). His most recent book is Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time (The New Press, 2015). He is also the author of three novels, all of which were drafted during his six-and-a-half years in state and federal prisons in California. Follow him on Twitter: @waazn1.

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James Kilgore

James Kilgore

James Kilgore is a writer, activist and educator based at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). His most recent book is Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time (The New Press, 2015). He is also the author of three novels, all of which were drafted during his six-and-a-half years in state and federal prisons in California. Follow him on Twitter: @waazn1.

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