They sought a better life from the Jim Crow South and freedom, but what they found was something else. It may not be bricks and mortar prison, but black citizens have been intentionally limited to specific areas on the map of Chicago and other cities. As with Gaza, people are living in open air prisons  and they react as anybody would. Author Rashad Shabazz talks about how it happened and what it means in this fascinating discussion of his new book: Spatialized Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity.

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