The Unholy Trinity: Racism, Capitalism and Mass Incarceration

  • Ximena Nieves


In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter
movement grew into one of the largest social justice movements in
U.S. history; and as protests against police brutality increased, it
seemed as though instances of police brutality also increased. In
the years since, more people have become keenly aware of the
issues affecting Black and brown communities. But this newfound
awareness only brings a buried history to light.


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