“The New Jim Crow” makes a powerful argument for how the mass incarceration of black men and men of color has become a new form of slavery.

read the attached documents and write one page answering these 2 questions 2 paragraphs for each question:
1. Michelle Alexander’s book, “The New Jim Crow” makes a powerful argument for how the mass incarceration of black men and men of color has become a new form of slavery. Drawing on the chapter we read and the film, “13th,” please discuss how discrimination has been legalized, disenfranchising populations of color and segregating them from the mainstream. What are some motivations for maintaining systems of oppression in the present day?
2.Drawing from the readings (particularly “How the border lies” and “Borderlands”) discuss the importance of stories and the impact of narratives on cultural identities/memories/histories. Consider what this means for culture as a contested site. What implications does this have for us in the age of Trump and “alternative facts”?

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