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April 2, 2010

Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander
In the months before his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had expanded his focus on racial justice to include reducing economic inequality. On this week's 42nd anniversary of King's assassination, Bill Moyers sits down with attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander to discuss how far we've really come as a country, how poor and working class Americans have been falling behind and what America must do to fulfill Dr. King's vision.
Reflections on King's Dreams
Revisit Dr. King's evolving theories of social and economic justice through his speeches. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay.
U.S. Prisons and Drug Laws
The U.S. has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prisoners -- how did we get here?
December 25, 2009

The JOURNAL Top Ten
View the top ten viewer favorites from 2009.
April 17, 2009

Prison Nation
The U.S. has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prisoners -- how did we get here?
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