The New Forms Of The Jim Crow Laws

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The Jim Crow Laws have been reincarnated into a new form according to Michelle Alexander. The Jim Crow Laws were established in the 1800s. The Jim Crow Laws enforced racial discrimination and segregation. They were in place until 1965. However, according Michelle Alexander the Jim Crow laws have taken new forms. Alexander talks about the war on drugs, legalized discrimination, mass incarnation and more. One form of the new Jim Crow takes is through the war on drugs. Alexander talks about the war on drugs primarily in Chicago. According to alexander 90 percent of the people arrested for drug related crimes in the state of Illinois are African American. The white drug offenders are rarely arrested compared to the blacks. Also, the whites
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