Mass Incarceration

Mass Incarceration

A Graphic History

by Phoebe Longhi

Published by: Manic D Press, Inc.

Imprint: Manic D Press, Inc.

120 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in, 120 pages of B&W line drawings

  • Paperback
  • 9781945665271
  • Published: May 2021


Starting with Lyndon B. Johnson and the LEAA created from Civil Rights Act backlash, through Reagan's War on Drugs, Clinton's redefining Three Strikes, and ending in Trump's anti-immigrant, anti-minority America, this visual history concludes, asking, What laws and perspectives must change to prevent minor crimes from leading to life sentences? How can we create a justice system that benefits prisoners and prepares them for reentry into society?