The Race to Incarcerate

A Graphic Retelling
New Press
111
Paperback
ISBN: 
1-59558-541-9

Overview

More than 2 million people are now imprisoned in the United States, producing the highest rate of incarceration in the world. How did this happen? as the director of the Sentencing Project, Marc Mauer has long been one of the country's foremost experts on sentencing policy, race, and the criminal justice system. Now, Sabrina Jones, a member of the "World War 3 Illustrated" collective and an acclaimed author of politically engaged comics, has collaborated with Mauer to adapt and update the original book into a vivid and compelling comics narrative. Jones's dramatic artwork adds passion and compassion to the complex story of the penal system's shift from rehabilitation to punishment

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