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Video: Michelle Alexander The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindnes

On January 16th 2013, Michelle Alexander discuss with Portland her new book and the concepts behind the name of her book: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. Michelle connects the dots and opens the subject about, drug laws, prison escalations, police and civil rights violations that are heavily impacting the communities of color across America. An inspiring and hopeful presentation, exclusively on portland indymedia and kboo 90.7 FM.
 http://youtu.be/9jXEIvNtZTs [2 hours and 33 minute video]
Michelle speaks in this video at 1:08:08

Michelle Alexander (author) in Portland on Jan 16th at 7pm
Doors Opened at 5PM - This video opens w/ a speaker panel before author speaks. {Kasey, Kate, Rev. Haynes, Steve}

This event was at Emmanuel Temple Church (1033 N. Sumner St.) near the Cascade Campus

Michelle Alexander is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University, a civil rights advocate and a writer.

In this video, Michelle Alexander, discuss concepts from her new book, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." with over 1200 people, who filled every seat in the church here in North Portland Oregon.

There was a community tabling fair in the multipurpose room from 5-6 p.m. before the presentations. [not in the video]

This video file is two and a half hours long, it opens with a community panel that discuss topics of Alexander's lecture from 5:45-6:45 p.m.

Community Speaker Panel INFORMATION:

Community Speaker Panel Theme:
A Community Response: The New Jim Crow &
Its Impact on Racial Justice in Portland


Rev. Kate Lore:
Social Justice%Minister at First Unitarian Church
Dr. Rev. Leroy Haynes:
Kayse Jama:
Executive Director of the Center for Intercultural Organizing
Daniel Smith, Black Student Union: Portland Community College Cascade Campus

Panel Moderator:
Jo Ann Hardesty
Senior Partner
Hardesty Consulting Services

There is a short 13 min out take of "The people speaking about their own events and groups" that is in this video and also available to watch at this link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf-8bVurnzE

Related Link on PIMC:

KBOO 90.7 Audio podcast from this event:

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