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The 2015 Harriet Beecher Stowe Freedom Writer Award

The 2015 Harriet Beecher Stowe inaugural Freedom Writer Award was give to Michelle Alexander.  Alexander is the author of The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the Age of  Colorblindness.  Following the award ceremony, Alexander and Mercantile President Paul DeMarco discussed her work and entertained audience questions. Video of the presentation is available below. -Ed Scripsi