Michelle Alexander

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 (The New Press), she lives in Columbus, Ohio.

News and Reviews

Controversial New Jim Crow Ban Lifted

The ACLU of New Jersey Successfully Challenges the New Jersey Correctional System’s Ban on Access to The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander’s

Zora Magazine

Included in “The Zora Cannon,” a list of the 100 greatest books written by African American women published by Zora, a Medium publication.

Named one of Lit Hub’s “20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the Decade”

New Press Authors Michelle Alexander and Sherrilyn Ifill Kick Off Opening Ceremony for Bryan Stevenson’s New Peace and Justice Museum and Memorial

The New Jim Crow author Michelle Alexander and Sherrilyn Ifill, co-author with Bryan Stevenson, Loretta Lynch and Tony Thompson of the recently rele

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Books by Michelle Alexander

El color de la justicia
La nueva segregación racial en Estados Unidos

Michelle Alexander

The New Jim Crow
Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander