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Sunbelt prisons are focus of 2012 Clements Center Symposium

Declaring that today’s racially disproportionate rates of incarceration represent “a New Jim Crow,” scholar Michelle Alexander has argued that “we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.” This assertion, and its exploration, provide the theme of the … Continue reading

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Hernández’ Border Patrol history wins 2010 Clements Book Prize

The untold history of the U.S. Border Patrol will be honored with SMU’s William P. Clements Prize for Best Non-Fiction Book published in 2010 in a series of campus events Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Kelly Lytle Hernández (right) earned this year’s Clements … Continue reading

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