The New Jim Crow Summary
Michelle Alexander and Michelle McCool

Everything you need to understand or teach The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander and Michelle McCool.

  • The New Jim Crow Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The New Jim Crow Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The New Jim Crow Overview

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is a nonfiction book by American civil rights advocate and author Michelle Alexander. This book of essays examines contemporary race-related issues in the United States, focusing on the drug war, mass incarceration, and the emergence of a new “caste system” in response to the Civil Rights Movement. This award-winning book explores the overt and underlying racism in America and the social systems that emerge from that racism.

NOTE: Citations in this Lesson Plan refer to the Kindle version of The New Jim Crow, published by The New Press (January 16, 2012).

Study Pack

The The New Jim Crow Study Pack contains:

Lesson Plan

The New Jim Crow Lesson Plans contain 129 pages of teaching material, including:

Follow Us on Facebook