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Author Bain, Bryonn, author.
Title The ugly side of beautiful : rethinking race and prison in America / Bryonn Bain ; foreword by Mumia Abu-Jamal ; introduction by Lani Guinier.
Published Chicago : TWP Third World Press, [2013]
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Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 159 pages ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Why rethink race and prison? -- Walking while Black : the Bill of Rights for Black America -- 60 minutes : interview with Mike Wallace -- Vox populi : the miseducation of SuperNegro -- Three days in New York City jails : walking while Black, part 2 -- The ugly side of beautiful : America's apartheid dilemma -- It shakes a village : youth voices on lockdown at Rikers Island -- Walk with a panther : interview with Jalil Abdul Muntaqim -- Life after death row : the Nanon Williams story -- American shantytown : take back the land fights gentrification -- By any means : the lost chapters of Malcolm X : interview with Gregory J. Reed -- Life after lockdown : decarceration strategies.
Summary "Racially profiled and wrongfully imprisoned during his second year at Harvard Law School, hip-hop activist Bryonn Bain successfully sued the New York City Police Department and wrote the Village Voice cover story "Walking While Black." Now Bain has taken his own disturbing experiences of racial profiling and personal demoralization and turned them into teachable moments for an entire nation. The Ugly Side of Beautiful takes an unflinching look at the injustices of our prison system and strives to help us think outside the cage."
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Prison sentences -- United States.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
Imprisonment -- United States.
Race discrimination -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Related Names Abu-Jamal, Mumia.
Guinier, Lani.
ISBN 0883783444
OCLC number 825113457