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"Cuz," by Danielle Allen (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
"Cuz," by Danielle Allen (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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Harvard University professor Danielle Allen's new book "Cuz: The Life And Times Of Michael A." is both a deeply moving and personal biography of her cousin Michael, who diverged from a stable family into a life of crime, gangs and prison. It's also a discourse on the country's criminal justice system.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti recently spoke with Allen (@dsallentess) about writing "Cuz."

This segment aired on October 24, 2017.

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