James Kilgore is a formerly incarcerated activist and researcher based in Urbana, Illinois. He is the author of five books, including Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People’s Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time. He is currently a Soros Justice Fellow whose work involves building a campaign, Challenging E-Carceration, which is focused on the issue of electronic monitoring. He can be reached at waazn1@​gmail.​com or @waazn1. He would like to thank Terri Barnes and Emmett Sanders for their work on this article.
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