Breaking The Chains

Breaking chain

*+-In order to break the economic, social and psychological chains, people must first educate themselves.  In America’s poor communities, African and Latino Americans are being incarcerated in large numbers.  Once these people receive a criminal conviction on their records, they are legally discriminated against.  Whether they’re applying for employment, housing,…

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Rehabilitation: Fact or Myth

*+-In the State of North Carolina there are 30,000+ people assigned to the Department of Corrections.  The majority are guilty of crimes ranging from misdemeanors to felonies.  Some may not be guilty but are victims of a corrupt judicial system.  The big question: Are people being rehabilitated to return and…

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Victims of Misfortune: School to Prison Pipeline

*+-The major problem affecting schools nationwide: The School to Prison Pipeline. Too many times, students are suspended or expelled and in most instances arrested for minor offenses. Statistics proves that African and Latino students are targeted at a higher rate than white students. Schools mirror society and in our society…

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Incarceration Is A Business


*+-Incarceration Is a Business In the U.S., incarceration is not only a business, but “Big Business”. Annually, America spends $68 billion and growing on the detention of humans in local, state and federal correction/detention centers. This figure doesn’t include the money private businesses are making off those people incarcerated and…

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