Michelle Alexander

Obama, Master of Diversion, Proposes Bogus Reforms of Militarized Police

Obama, Master of Diversion, Proposes Bogus Reforms of Militarized Police

President Obama’s “ban” on certain military hardware and gear is both fraudulent and a diversion from the real issue: the oppressive mission of the police in Black America. The cops who killed Michael Brown and Freddie Gray and countless others weren’t wearing battlefield outfits, firing automatic rifles, or riding around in tanks. They murder quite efficiently with handguns, batons and their hands and feet, as cops always have done.

The War On Black America

The War On Black America

The wave of state violence that smashed the Black Panther Party when it challenged the police “army of occupation” in the late Sixties, never subsided, but was instead hard-wired into the criminal justice system, nationwide.

Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of "Racial Control" Should Be Undone

Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of "Racial Control" Should Be Undone

"The report does not give me hope. What gives me hope is that people across America are finally waking up," says Michelle Alexander, author of the best-selling book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.