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The ugly side of beautiful : rethinking race and prison in America

Author: Bryonn Bain; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Lani Guinier
Publisher: Chicago : TWP Third World Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Racially profiled and wrongfully imprisoned during his second year at Harvard Law School, hip-hop activist Bryonn Bain successfully sued the New York City Police Department and wrote the Village Voice cover story "Walking While Black." Now Bain has taken his own disturbing experiences of racial profiling and personal demoralization and turned them into teachable moments for an entire nation. The Ugly Side of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryonn Bain; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Lani Guinier
ISBN: 9780883783443 0883783444
OCLC Number: 825113457
Description: xviii, 162 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Why rethink race and prison? --
Walking while Black : the Bill of Rights for Black America --
60 minutes : interview with Mike Wallace --
Vox populi : the miseducation of SuperNegro --
Three days in New York City jails : walking while Black, part 2 --
The ugly side of beautiful : America's apartheid dilemma --
It shakes a village : youth voices on lockdown at Rikers Island --
Walk with a panther : interview with Jalil Abdul Muntaqim --
Life after death row : the Nanon Williams story --
American shantytown : take back the land fights gentrification --
By any means : the lost chapters of Malcolm X : interview with Gregory J. Reed --
Life after lockdown : decarceration strategies.
Responsibility: Bryonn Bain ; foreword by Mumia Abu-Jamal ; introduction by Lani Guinier.

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Racially profiled and wrongfully imprisoned during his second year at Harvard Law School, hip-hop activist Bryonn Bain successfully sued the New York City Police Department and wrote the ""Village  Read more...

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