Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander tells Bill about an emerging movement that aims to end mass incarceration and its impact on America.
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Since then, Alexander has traveled the country to meet advocates and everyday Americans working to end mass incarceration in America — home to 25 percent of the world’s prisoners, despite representing only five percent of the world’s population.
She tells Bill that she has seen a grassroots movement brewing in communities across the country, “There are enormous victories that are being achieved precisely because the people whom we have written off and viewed as disposable are reclaiming their voice, standing up, speaking out, organizing even as they struggle to survive.”
Producer: Gail Ablow. Intro Producer: Robert Booth. Editor: Rob Kuhns.
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Great interview of Michelle Alexander