racial disparities

October 26, 2014
Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander On Mass Incarceration and African Americans

October 23, 2014 - Segment 5 - We close out the show with a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, our conversation with civil rights litigator and legal scholar Michelle Alexander about mass incarceration and African Americans. Alexander is the author of the highly-acclaimed book The New Jim Crow.
June 6, 2013
The War on Marijuana in Black and White

ACLU: Billions of Dollars Wasted on Racially Biased Marijuana Arrests

June 6, 2013 - Segment 2 - We discuss the ACLU study released this week that reveals racial disparities in marijuana possession arrests, and lists Maryland as fourth in the nation for such arrests. We will examine implications of the study as well as America's drug policy.