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U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young Speaks to Students at the Touhill



Understanding the “War on Drugs” and how it was used to filled prisons





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* The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
* Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (a novel)
* Power Concedes Nothing by Connie Rice
* Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and Its Relevance Today by Jacqueline Battalora
* Fire in Beulah by Rilla Askew (a novel)
* Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack article by Peggy McIntosh
* The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
* Sundown Towns by James W. Loewen
* Race, Place, and Suburban Policing by Andrea S. Boyles (local author)
* Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates