Locking Up Our Own

Written By James Forman, Jr.
Locking Up Our Own
  • Publsiher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 30 August 2018
  • ISBN : 0349143676
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 5 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Locking Up Our Own written by James Forman, Jr. which was release on 30 August 2018, this book published by Hachette UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction Longlisted for the National Book Award One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2017 Former public defender James Forman, Jr. is a leading critic of mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of colour. In Locking Up Our Own, he seeks to understand the war on crime that began in the 1970s and why it was supported by many African American leaders in the nation's urban centres. Forman shows us that the first substantial cohort of black mayors, judges and police chiefs took office amid a surge in crime and drug addiction. Many prominent black officials, including Washington, DC mayor Marion Barry and federal prosecutor Eric Holder, feared that the gains of the civil rights movement were being undermined by lawlessness - and thus embraced tough-on-crime measures, including longer sentences and aggressive police tactics. In the face of skyrocketing murder rates and the proliferation of open-air drug markets, they believed they had no choice. But the policies they adopted would have devastating consequences for residents of poor black neighbourhoods. A former public defender, Forman tells riveting stories of politicians, community activists, police officers, defendants and crime victims. He writes with compassion about individuals trapped in terrible dilemmas - from the men and women he represented in court to officials struggling to respond to a public safety emergency. Locking Up Our Own enriches our understanding of why American society became so punitive and offers important lessons to anyone concerned about the future of race and the criminal justice system.

Locking Up Our Own

Locking Up Our Own
  • Author : James Forman, Jr.
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-08-30
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0349143676
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Summary : Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction Longlisted for the National Book Award One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2017 Former public defender James Forman, Jr. is a leading critic of mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of colour. In Locking Up Our ...

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  • Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1894
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Release Date : 2001
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  • Publisher : Unknown
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  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1974
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  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee No. 3
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Total pages : 99
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  • Publisher : Players Press
  • Release Date : 1985
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  • Release Date : 1867
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  • Release Date : 1897
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1853
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-10-01
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