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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where did Clifford Runoalds return home to attend the funeral of his 18-month-old daughter after he was busted in a drug sweep, according to the author in Chapter 3: "The Color of Justice"?
(a) To Dallas, Texas.
(b) To Little Rock, Arkansas.
(c) To Bryan, Texas.
(d) To Oxford, Mississippi.
2. In Chapter 5: "The New Jim Crow" the author describes a speech that Barack Obama gave during his presidential campaign. Where was the speech given?
(a) The First Episcopal Church.
(b) The Apostolic Church of God.
(c) The New Life Christian Science Church.
(d) The New Zion Church of God.
3. The author concludes in Chapter 5: "The New Jim Crow" that during the age of slavery, white plantation owners were motivated principally by what component?
4. What fraction of the young black male population in the United States today are unemployed, according to the author in Chapter 4: "The Cruel Hand"?
(a) Nearly one-fourth.
(b) Nearly one-third.
(c) Nearly two-thirds.
(d) Nearly one-half.
5. About what percentage of offenders and ex-offenders are high school dropouts, according to the author in Chapter 4: "The Cruel Hand"?
(a) About 70%.
(b) About 90%.
(c) About 60%.
(d) About 50%.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where was Edward Clary stopped and searched when he was 18?
2. How many U.S. states prohibit all employers and licensing agencies from considering arrests, according to the author in Chapter 4: "The Cruel Hand"?
3. One in how many black men between the ages of 20-35 was behind bars in 2006?
4. What percentage of those arrested for drunk driving in 1990 were white men?
5. When was the case of McCleskey v. Kemp decided by the Supreme Court?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was enacted with the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988?
2. How does the author compare the circumstances of a freed prisoner to those of a black person living in Mississippi at the height of Jim Crow in Chapter 4: "The Cruel Hand"?
3. Why does the author discuss Barack Obama's speech at the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago in Chapter 5: "The New Jim Crow"?
4. What was enacted with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998?
5. How does the author describe the circumstances of Emma Faye Stewart's arrest in Chapter 3: "The Color of Justice"?
6. What is the Baldus study? What were the conclusions of the study?
7. How does political disenfranchisement apply to Jim Crow and mass incarceration, according to the author in Chapter 5: "The New Jim Crow"?
8. What is the significance of the Supreme Court decision in McCleskey v. Kemp?
9. What does the author mean when she refers to "second-class citizens" in the book?
10. How did the media and propaganda contribute to the stereotype of the poor African American drug user?
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