Truthout TV Interviews P.L. Thomas About the New “Jim Crow” Era of Education Reform

Ted Asregadoo talks to P.L. Thomas – from Furman University in South Carolina – about the way in which education reform in the U.S. is creating a new Jim Crow system that tracks primarily African-American school children in urban and poor area into the prison industrial complex. Part of this phenomenon is linked to the 30 year “market-based” movement to reform eduction that started under the Reagan administration.