De Anza College Michelle The New Jim Crow book & Racial Discrimination Discussion
How did racial hierarchy adapt once racial discrimination became illegal?
What is the “new Jim Crow”?
According to Alexander, what is the public perception about who represents the majority of drug users and dealers? What is, in fact, the reality? What primary reason does she offer for the misconception?
Explain the meaning of this finding, “Studies consistently indicate that drug markets like American society generally, reflect our nation’s racial and socioeconomic boundaries.” By citing these studies, what larger point is Alexander trying to prove?