If the 13th amendment freed black people, why are so many black people not free in the US?
Please answer the questions below after viewing the Netflix documentary 13th by Ava DuVernay.

1. If the 13th amendment freed black people, why are so many black people not free in the US?
2.This film explores racial inequality in the US but a similar argument can be made regarding Aboriginals in Canada. Why do you think that we/North Americans in general, tolerate mass incarceration?
3. How are our actions towards criminals (ie., how we deal with and respond to criminals) a reflection of society?
4. Why can’t politicians appear soft on crime?
5. What is wrong with the prison industrial complex?