Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, here’s Michelle Alexander on the need to organize to end mass incarceration. Alexander’s book “The New Jim Crow” traces how mass incarceration has deminished the political power of black Americans over the past several decades. 

(Via Brave New Foundation)

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