Author of "Locking Up Our Own" Discusses Elements of Mass Incarceration

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James Foreman Jr. uses his experience as a Public Defender in Washington DC to delve into a topic often overlooked when examining the disporpotionate imprisonment of black people in America. And that's the role that black leaders themselves -- politicians, judges, cops and clergy -- played in the tough-on-crime culture.  Foreman will be with us on the Sound of Ideas to discuss his book, "Locking up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America."

Guests: 

James Forman Jr., Author, "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America"
Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief 
 

Resources:

James Forman Jr at The Cleveland City Club: Struggling for Racial Justice in Challenging Times information

Ohio Channel On-Demand Video

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