Michelle Alexander Joins VOCAL-NY to Speak Out Against Mass Incarceration in New York

The civil rights activist and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Michelle Alexander and Rev. Stephen Phelps of the Riverside Church joined VOCAL-NY for a press conference on May 21st to urge restoration of voting rights for New Yorkers on parole and an end to racist and illegal marijuana arrests.

(Video courtesy of Joe Friendly – you can view additional videos by Joe from the conference on Michelle Alexander’s book at the Riverside Church on his youtube channel.)

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