Want to learn more about incarceration in America? Here are some fantastic places to start.
- Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time by James Kilgore
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
- Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics by Marie Gottschalk
- Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform by John Pfaff
- Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman, Jr.
- Is Justice Possible? The Elusive Pursuit of What is Right by J. Paul Nyquist
- The Prison in Twelve Landscapes (Oh Ratface Films, 1:30:00)
- Mass Incarceration in the US (YouTube, 0:03:40)
- TEDTalk, We need to Talk About an Injustice, Bryan Stevenson (YouTube,0:23:41)
- 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay (Netflix, 1:40:00)
- Gideon’s Army, directed by Dawn Porter (HBO, 1:36:00)
- The House I Live In, directed by Eugene Jarecki (Charlotte Street Films,1:48:00)
- Ted Talk, The Neuroscience of Restorative Justice, Daniel Reisel (YouTube, 0:14:35)
- Redemption of the Prosecutor, Brave New Foundation (YouTube, 0:21:51)