"The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness"
February 7, 2013 7:30 PM
EJ Thomas Hall - The University of Akron
New York Times best-selling author, Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate and legal scholar who currently holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University.
Her first book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is considered one of the top African American books of 2010 and won the NAACP Image Award for "outstanding literary work of non-fiction."
Sponsored by Office of Inclusion and Equity, School of Law, Center for Conflict Management and Office of Multicultural Development and E. J. Thomas Hall