Tag Archives: New York Times

Just Who Should Be “Crashing The System?”

The recent article by Michelle Alexander appearing in the New York Times, “Crash the System,” has stirred up a great deal of interest among the activist community.  Most of the people I have heard from, however, have been those who … Continue reading

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Petition Oprah: Make “The New Jim Crow” your Book of the Month!

“The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in an Age of Color-Blindness” is the most important book affecting Black America since Alex Haley wrote “Roots.”  The American Prison Industrial Complex, which would make the Ku Klux Klan blush, is not just … Continue reading

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Community Coalition Enters Georgia Prison!

Our friends at Black Agenda Report are the first to break the amazing story of community members meeting with Georgia’s Corrections officials and being given access to the Inside of a prison. As one Unprison activist clearly states: “We understand … Continue reading

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