Dealing with this system on its own terms is complicated by the problem of denial. Few Americans today recognize mass incarceration for what it is: a new caste system thinly veiled by the cloak of colorblindness (223). --Michelle AlexanderIn chapter 6 of The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander mentions that "any racial justice movement, to be successful, must vigorously challenge the public consensus that underlies the prevailing system of control" (223). She makes several other observations about the new and necessary awareness that people must develop in order to make substantial changes.
Of the observations she made, what stood out to you? Why? As always, identify the page number(s).