The research paper must be based on the book: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander in addition to a minimum of three (3) peer reviewed articles published in approved sociology journals. The paper must be original, 12 pages, double-spaced, 12-inch font, times new roman font, and it must conform to the American Psychology Association (APA) style. APA style is as follows: The paper should have one-inch margins at the top, bottom, right, and left. It should be double spaced throughout. Double-space after every line of the title, headings, quotations, and references. Do not include a separate title page. Number the pages consecutively in the upper right-hand corner of the page using Arabic numerals. Type the title in uppercase and lowercase letters and center it. Reliance on unapproved sources will adversely affect the grade for this assignment. The research paper will be evaluated based on originality, quality of research, organization, appearance, and thoughtfulness.