Author of ‘The New Jim Crow’: Hillary Clinton doesn’t Deserve the Support of Black Voters


Michelle Alexander

From Sari Horowitz at The Washington Post:

Michelle Alexander, the author of an acclaimed book on mass incarceration, said Wednesday that African American voters should not support Hillary Clinton because of policies that former president Bill Clinton enacted and she supported that were detrimental to black communities.

In an essay in The Nation, Alexander, the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,said that black voters have been “remarkably loyal to the Clintons for more than 25 years” and blacks appear to be supporting Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders now, despite his vow to take on Wall Street and tackle mass incarceration.

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