The Origins of the Rise of Mass Incarceration

Naomi Murakawa and Eddie Glaude discuss the true roots of the conflicts that lie at the intersection of race and the legal system, an analysis brilliantly explicated in Naomi Murakawa's groundbreaking new book, The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America.

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