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By Dan Berger

ISBN-10: 1469618249

ISBN-13: 9781469618241

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ISBN-13: 9781469629797

during this pathbreaking ebook, Dan Berger deals a daring reconsideration of 20th century black activism, the felony approach, and the origins of mass incarceration. through the civil rights period, black activists thrust the criminal into public view, turning prisoners into symbols of racial oppression whereas arguing that confinement used to be an inescapable a part of black existence within the usa. Black prisoners grew to become worldwide political icons at a time whilst notions of race and kingdom have been in flux. exhibiting that the legal used to be a vital concentration of the black radical mind's eye from the Fifties throughout the Nineteen Eighties, Berger strains the dynamic and dramatic background of this political fight.

The criminal formed the increase and unfold of black activism, from civil rights demonstrators willfully risking arrests to the various present and previous prisoners that equipped or joined enterprises comparable to the Black Panther social gathering. Grounded in huge examine, Berger engagingly demonstrates that such organizing made legal partitions porous and motivated generations of activists that followed.

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