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The Ugly Side of Beautiful

The Ugly Side of Beautiful

by Bryonn Bain
     
 

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Racially profiled and wrongfully imprisoned during his second year at Harvard Law School, hip-hop activist Bryonn Bain successfully sued the New York City Police Department and wrote the "Village Voice "cover story "Walking While Black." Now Bain has taken his own disturbing experiences of racial profiling and personal demoralization and turned

Overview

Racially profiled and wrongfully imprisoned during his second year at Harvard Law School, hip-hop activist Bryonn Bain successfully sued the New York City Police Department and wrote the "Village Voice "cover story "Walking While Black." Now Bain has taken his own disturbing experiences of racial profiling and personal demoralization and turned them into teachable moments for an entire nation. "The Ugly Side of Beautiful "takes an unflinching look at the injustices of our prison system and strives to help us think outside the cage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780883783443
Publisher:
Third World Press
Publication date:
10/31/2012
Pages:
162
Sales rank:
1,188,327
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Named one of the 30 Visionaries Under 30 Who are Changing Your Future by "UTNE Reader "Magazine, Bryonn Bain has been described by noted public intellectual Cornell West not only as a poet who speaks his truths with a power we desperately need to hear, but also as one of the leading legal minds of his generation.

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