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How Black Leaders Unwittingly Contributed To The Era Of Mass Incarceration

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Locking Up Our Own

Crime and Punishment in Black America

by James, Jr. Forman

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James Forman Jr., son of civil rights activists, says that African-American leaders seeking to combat drugs and crime often supported policies that disproportionately targeted the black community.




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