13th: an amendment with an identity crisis

Gates and others describe the new Jim Crow

EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING about the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery—or about the criminal-justice system—there will be something in Ava DuVernay’s succinct,

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