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13th : An Amendment With an Identity Crisis

Even if you think you know everything about the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery–or about the criminal-justice system–there will be something in Ava DuVernay’s succinct, passionate documentary 13th to make your jaw drop. Although the amendment guarantees freedom for all citizens “except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted,”…
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