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Michelle Alexander

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Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar. She is a former Ford Foundation Senior Fellow and Soros Justice Fellow, has clerked for Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, and has run the ACLU of Northern California's Racial Justice Project. Alexander is a visiting professor at Union Theological Seminary and an opinion columnist for the New York Times. The author of The New Jim Crow and The New Jim Crow: Young Readers' Edition (both from The New Press), she lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Michelle Alexander Books

What Kind of Bird Can't Fly book cover

What Kind of Bird Can't Fly

Dorsey Nunn
Prison by Any Other Name book cover

Prison by Any Other Name

Maya Schenwar
Prison by Any Other Name book cover

Prison by Any Other Name

Maya Schenwar
The New Jim Crow book cover

The New Jim Crow

Michelle Alexander
Becoming Ms. Burton book cover

Becoming Ms. Burton

Susan Burton
Faces at the Bottom of the Well book cover

Faces at the Bottom of the Well

Derrick Bell
Inside This Place, Not of It book cover

Inside This Place, Not of It

Ayelet Waldman
El color de la justicia book cover

El color de la justicia

Michelle Alexander
Redefining Black Power book cover

Redefining Black Power

Joanne Griffith
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