Utilizing excerpts from Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow, as well as your textbook and class lectures, examine the relationship between racial discrimination and the American criminal justice system. Within your answer make sure to address how “colorblind” our justice system actually is. Does our justice system target some groups more than others? What role does the drug war play in high rates of incarceration and who does it affect most? What role have the courts played in allowing for racially discriminatory practices in our justice system?