The Urban Legend

“Just Mercy” and “The New Jim Crow” explore the complexity of incarceration

Emmy Hicks-Jablons, Staff writer

October 14, 2015

It is likely, that at some point over the summer, you encountered the omnipresent problem of mass incarceration in America. Perhaps you pondered the significance of incarceration while staring into the fierce and tired eyes that appear during the “Orange is the New Black” theme song, or while listening to the hauntingly dissonant chords of the “Serial” podca...

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