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Author, The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander Esq.

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Listen to Michelle Alexander Live!  Ms. Alexander, the author of "The New Jim Crow is the keynote speaker at a Banquet Honoring Trayvon Martin's parents.
~There are more African Americans under correctional control today-- in prison or jail on probation or Parole-- then were enslaved in 1850, a decade before the Civil War began~
Michelle Alexander
A people who do not know their history quickly beome history----
The New Fugitive Slave Law was established in 1850, in exchange for the Gold in California's 1849 (49ers) Gold Rush. The pro-slavers led by Kentucky Senator, Henry Clay agreed to allow the North to admit California and it's gold into the Union as a Free Slave State in exchange for rewarding, paying the slaveholders for the capture of their "Fugitives".