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’13th’ as a Call—and a Tool—to Connect the Past and Present of Mass Incarceration

Director Ava DuVernay avoids focusing on individual scapegoats to show viewers the cumulative effects of the racism that continues to drive policies of mass incarceration and mass criminalization. Even so, however, the film has a few flaws: namely, the absence of women's stories and those of activists working to change and overcome that culture of mass criminalization. The post ’13th’ as a Call—and a Tool—to Connect the Past and Present of Mass Incarceration appeared first on Rewire.
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