Part 4: On Race
Part Four, “On Race,” provides readings, reports, and multimedia resources for understanding and analyzing current and historical intersections between race, prisons, and immigration enforcement.
- Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The New Press, 2010.
- Blackmon, Douglas, “A Different Kind of Slavery,” Wall Street Journal, 2008.
- Brettel, Caroline B., ed. Constructing Borders / Crossing Boundaries: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration. Lexington Books, 2007.
- Browne, Simone. Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness. Duke University Press, 2015.
- Chacón, Justin Akers and Mike Davis. No One is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Haymarket Books, 2006.
- Daniels, Roger. Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life. Harper, 2002.
- Gerstle, Gary. American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century. Princeton University Press, 2002.
- Glenn, Evelyn Nakano. “Race, Gender, and Unequal Citizenship.” In The Changing Terrain of Race and Ethnicity. Russell Sage Foundation, 2004.
- Hagan, John and Alberto Palloni. “Sociological Criminology and the Mythology of Hispanic Immigration and Crime.” Social Problems 46: 4 (1999): 617–632.
- Hernández, David Manuel. “Undue Process: Racial Genealogies of Immigrant Detention.” In Constructing Borders/Crossing Boundaries: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration. Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
- Iftikhar, Arsalan, “Presumption of Guilt: 9/11 and the American Muslim Community,” in Keeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today. Columbia University Press, 2008.
- Kretsedemas, Philip. The Immigration Crucible: Transforming Nation, Race, and the Limits of the Law. Columbia University Press, 2012.
- Laguerre, Michel S. Diasporic Citizenship: Haitian Americans in Transnational America. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
- LeFlouria, Talitha L., Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South. University of North Carolina Press: 2016.
- Massud-Piloto, Felix Roberto. From Welcomed Exiled to Illegal Immigrants: Cuban Migration to the U.S., 1959–1995. Rowman & Littlefield 1996.
- Mauer, Marc. Race to Incarcerate.The New Press, 2006.
- McDowell, Deborah, Claudrena Harold, and Juan Battle, eds. The Punitive Turn: New Approaches to Race and Incarceration. University of Virginia Press, 2013.
- Molina, Natalia. How Race is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts.University of California Press, 2014.
- Muhammad, Khalil Gibran, “Where Did All the White Criminals Go?: Reconfiguring Race and Crime on the Road to Mass Incarceration,” Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society 13:1: 72–90.
- Nopper, Tamara K., “Why Black Immigrants Matter: Refocusing the Discussion on Racism and Immigration Enforcement,” in Keeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today. Columbia University Press, 2008.
- Oboler, Suzanne, ed. Behind Bars: Latino/as and Prison in the United States.Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
- Roediger, David R. The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class. Verso, 1991.
- Shabazz, Rashad, “Mapping Black Bodies for Disease: Prisons, Migration, and the Politics of HIV/AIDS,” in Beyond Walls and Cages: Prisons, Borders, and Global Crisis. University of Georgia Press, 2012.
- Sheikh, Irum, Detained Without Cause: Muslims’ Stories of Detention and Deportation in America After 9/11. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011; “Racializing, Criminalizing, and Silencing 9/11 Deportees,” in Keeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today. Columbia University Press, 2008.
- Thompson-Miller, Ruth and Joe Feagin, “Jim Crow: A Total Institution — Navigating a Gateless Prison System,” in Color Behind Bars: Racism in the U.S. Prison System. ABC-Clio, 2014.
“The State of Black Immigrants Part I: A Statistical Portrait of Black Immigrants in the United States,” and “Part II: Black Immigrants in the Mass Criminalization System.” Black Alliance for Just Immigration and NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, September 2016.
Travis County Jail in 2015: Data points to racism and longer confinement of African Americans, Grassroots Leadership, July 2017.
Shadow Report of Grassroots Leadership and Justice Strategies to The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Regarding Criminal Prosecutions of Migrants for Immigration Offenses and Substandard Privately-Operated Segregated Prisons, Grassroots Leadership and Justice Strategies, July 2014.
“An Unforgiving Legal System Welcomes Black Immigrants to America,” interview with Carl Lipscombe of BAJI, Longreads, July 2017.
Bill Moyers interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of “A Case for Reparations”: