Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Douglas A. Blackmon: Journalist/History/Slavery/Mass Incarceration

Blackmon, Douglas A. "America's 21st Century Slavery." Huff Post (April 30, 2013)

---. "Neo-Slavery in Our Times." Open Source (April 28, 2008)

---. "Reckoning with Our Racial History in the Era of Obama." Charlottesville Podcasting Network (February 15, 2013)

---. Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black People in America from the Civil War to WWII. NY: Doubleday, 2008.

---. "The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery.'" Talk of the Nation (March 25, 2008)

Blackmon, Douglas and Brooke Lewis. "In Sugar Land, Texas, Unmarked Graves from Jim Crow-Era Program Remind Community of Painful History." The Takeaway (November 21, 2018)

Blackmon, Douglas A., et al. "Mass Incarceration." Throughline (August 15, 2019) ["The United States imprisons more people than any other country in the world, and a disproportionate number of those prisoners are Black. What are the origins of the U.S. criminal justice system and how did racism shape it? From the creation of the first penitentiaries in the 1800s, to the "tough-on-crime" prosecutors of the 1990s, how America created a culture of mass incarceration."]

Slavery by Another Name (Website for the book and documentary - you can watch the documentary through this site)

Slavery by Another Name PBS (Website for the documentary based on Blackmon's book and other resources - you can watch the documentary through this site)

Bill Moyers Journal: Douglas Blackmon from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.

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