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Why are so many black men in prison? : a comprehensive account of how and why the prison industry has become a predatory entity in the lives of African-American men, and how mass targeting, criminalization, and incarceration of Black male youth has gone toward creating the largest prison system in the world

Author: Demico Boothe
Publisher: [United States] : Full Surface Publishing, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boothe, Demico.
Why are so many black men in prison?
[United States] : Full Surface Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)654894517
Named Person: Demico Boothe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Demico Boothe
ISBN: 9780979295300 0979295300
OCLC Number: 183623482
Notes: "A comprehensive account of how and why the prison industry has become a predatory entity in the lives of African-American men, and how mass targeting, criminalization, and incarceration of Black male youth has gone toward creating the largest prison system in the world."
Description: 156 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: why I wrote this book --
My story: my Incarceration, my release, and my re-incarceration --
The incarceration and disenfranchisement of African-American men: a historical and present perspective --
The affects that the mass incarceration of Black men is having on the Black community: how rap music, miseducation, and the criminal justice system play a part --
What steps we can take to stop this crisis: what the Black community and the federal government can do.
Responsibility: Demico Boothe.

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