Policing and Corrections

These books discuss the state of policing and incarceration in the United States, particularly focusing on their impact on Black communities.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620971932
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Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

Named one of the most important nonfiction books of the 21st century by Entertainment Weekly' Slate' Chronicle of Higher Education' Literary Hub, Book Riot' and Zora

Chokehold: Policing Black Men Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620974834
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Published: New Press - September 18th, 2018

Finalist for the 2018 National Council on Crime & Delinquency's Media for a Just Society Awards

Nominated for the 49th NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction)

A 2017 Washington Post Notable Book

A Kirkus Best Book of 2017

Fight the Power: African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City Cover Image
ISBN: 9781479862450
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Published: New York University Press - December 20th, 2018

A story of resistance, power and politics as revealed through New York City's complex history of police brutality

Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect?: Police Violence and Resistance in the United States Cover Image
By Alicia Garza (Foreword by), Maya Schenwar (Editor), Joe Macaré (Editor)
ISBN: 9781608466122
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Published: Haymarket Books - June 21st, 2016

What is the reality of policing in the United States? Do the police keep anyone safe and secure other than the very wealthy? How do recent police killings of young black people in the United States fit into the historical and global context of anti-blackness?

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.

The End of Policing Cover Image
ISBN: 9781784782924
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Published: Verso - August 28th, 2018


Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620970676
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Published: New Press - September 1st, 2015

We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world's largest jailer: the United States.