Personal Development

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander

Summary: Examines the impact of law enforcement and incarceration on the black and brown communities and racial relations in present-day America. Many believe that racism no longer exist after the Civil Rights Movement in the 60’s.

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Summary:  A personal narrative in the form of a letter to his son about the world that he was born into and what it means to be Black in America today.