Section 1: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
Section 2: Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
I watched this documentary a few years back, director Ava DuVernay does an immaculate job explaining the transferal from plantation to prison. A structure so deeply ingrained in this country, it goes beyond the justice system. Corporations using inmates for cheap labor and making legal decisions, the dangers of the white imagination, all uncovered in this riveting masterpiece. For those who have watched, what three pieces of information struck you the hardest? Via: Story and Space