MPR to air Michelle Alexander talk at noon Tuesday St. Thomas Newsroom April 15, 2013 Minnesota Public Radio will broadcast a recent lecture given at the University of St. Thomas by civil-rights lawyer Michelle Alexander, author of the New York Times bestseller The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The program can be heard at noon Tuesday, April 16, on the “Minnesota Public Radio News Presents” program at 91.1 FM. The program also can be heard via the Internet. Information is available here. Alexander spoke in St. Thomas’ Woulfe Alumni Hall on Monday, April 8. Her lecture was sponsored by Student Diversity and Inclusion Services, University Lectures Committee, College of Arts & Sciences, Dean of Students Office, St. Thomas Activities & Recreation (STAR), Luann Dummer Center for Women, Justice & Peace Studies, American Culture & Difference, and Sociology & Criminal Justice.