The New Jim Code

Abolition for the People

The Shiny, High-Tech Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Far from loosening incarceration’s grip, modern tools like predictive policing and tracking apps have instead deepened the carceral state’s influence over everyday life

Ruha
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6 min readOct 23, 2020

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Ruha
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Author of Race After Technology, Director of the Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab & Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University.