Discussing Violence Behind Bars, We All Failed To See

Photo by Felipe Vallin With the help of cellphone video footage and police bodycams, ironically, police brutality can now be witnessed by the public. However, the kind of violence we are aware of but are not allowed to see is the one behind bars. Prisoners still experience excessive abuse from the system that is blatantly…

5 Key Lessons Learned In Overcoming Color Stereotypes 

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto It is a strange time to be Black in America, a country where waking up Black can be considered a crime. – King Bell. Black progress over the past fifty years has been impressive despite standard wisdom. And yet the nation still has a long distance to go on the widening…

The Multifaceted Aspects Of Prison Labor Programs In The U.S.

The United States prison system profits from incarcerated persons, generating billions annually. Despite their unreasonable conditions, these prisoners have been enduring prison labor, which brings productivity to the system. Money makes the world go round, even inside jail walls. After committing a crime or two, these offenders have been deemed rejected in society. However, many…