Literacy Arguement: Incarceration of Black Men vs Court/Law

 What truths does Ernest Gaines convey in A Lesson Before Dying that are still relevant today? Write an essay that identifies Mass incarceration of black men ( Innocent Jefferson v.s Court/Law) in A Lesson Before Dying that is still relevant today, referring to “Black Men: The Crisis Continues” By Muwakkil, Salim . Must support your claim with evidence that compares a RECENT (2000-2018) conflict in the novel to an issue or event in contemporary American culture/society.