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Articles by James Forman, Jr.

Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow

by James Forman, Jr.*

In the last decade, a number of scholars have called the American criminal justice system a new form of Jim Crow. These writers have effectively drawn attention to the injustices created by a facially race-neutral system that severely ostracizes offenders and stigmatizes young, poor black men ...