The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander is a book you should read if you want to learn more about racism in America. This book takes a critical look at racism in America during the Reagan administration and the War on Drugs. It discusses topics like racial etiquette in the United States and racial bias.
Alexander argues in her book that racism is still alive and well in the United States. She makes this point by discussing how racism has been the foundation of the War on Drugs and mass incarceration. This book was a huge success and won many awards. Many racial justice groups have included it in their reading lists.