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Final Project-- Digital Representation of "Blacks: The White Created Stereotype"

For the final assignment I intend to create a digital image that represents how Blacks are unwillingly pressed in to a never ending cycle that continually oppresses them. 156 more words

2 GREAT Resources

If you are in Texas (home for me), I found a resource that will be very beneficial to many of us with incarcerated loved ones. It is called TIFA (Texas Inmate Families Association). 85 more words


My wayward cowboy friend and answered prayers

I want to share a letter and a bit of history… I got from a friend that is incarcerated in the State of Oklahoma. His name is Van and I knew him before the terrible fate of his incarceration. 1,510 more words

Just Thoughts

Community organizations join forces against harsh school discipline

Parents and community leaders Kern High School District is still employing discipline practices that unfairly target minority kids.  With high rates of suspensions and dropouts, community organizations and local ministries say minority students in the district are kicked out of the classroom and put into the school-to-prison pipeline. 42 more words


Free trees, and a program for the formerly incarcerated

Self Sustaining Communities is a Richmond nonprofit that promotes growing food locally, has distributed hundreds of fruit, nut, and olive trees to Richmond families and local gardeners.   67 more words


no crying in prison

So, in my first entry, I wrote that “the privilege to cry and express emotion freely is one that our students do not possess.” 875 more words