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What's On Tonight: Ava DuVernay asserts that slavery in America is still alive in 13th

Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8. All times are Eastern. Top picks 13th (Netflix, 3:01 a.m., Friday): Selma director Ava DuVernay’s searing new documentary contends that policies like mandatory minimums, pressure to accept plea-bargaining arrangements, different sentencing guidelines between crack and powder cocaine, programs like three-strikes and stop-and-frisk, for-profit prisons, and others, have systematically imprisoned and disenfranchised the black community in America, turning prison labor essentially into slavery by another name.
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