Michelle Alexander

In the readings, “The New Jim Crow,” by Michelle Alexander, and “The Case for Black Optimism”, by Coleman Hughes. Compare and contrast Hughes’ and Alexanders’ viewpoints.

Topic: Compare and Contrast Essay Now’s your opportunity to flex your compare and contrast muscles. In the readings, “The New Jim Crow,” by Michelle Alexander, and “The Case for Black Optimism”, by Coleman Hughes, the authors discuss one topic (the black experience in the U.S.), but each author expresses a different viewpoint. For this essay, […]

Provide an overview of the problem of racial bias in the criminal justice system, with a few key data highlights, specific examples, and quote(s) from authorities on the subject.

The Danger of a Single Story Choose one of the following and prepare a research paper. Chapters 3, 4, 5 of Blindspot “The New Jim Crow” law article by Michelle Alexander, Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law “The Danger of a Single Story” – TedTalk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “How Microaggressions Relate To Systemic Biases” […]

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