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Limits and dwelling in the box

People often try to think outside of the box. To free ourselves from the limitations of ________ (fill in the blank). But what if those limitations are physical? 145 more words


Subtle But Not So Subtle: Systemic Racial Inequality, Disproportionate Minority Contact, and Mass Incarceration of Youth

This post was written by Mack McGhee. In the last 21 years, Mack has worked in various capacities dedicated to the goal of empowering, encouraging, and motivating youth and individuals to succeed, no matter their circumstance. 1,767 more words

Juvenile Justice


Entry ni dah ditulis seminggu yang lepas. Tapi tak publish sebab tak sempat edit dan busy itu ini… Mentang-mentanglah dah sebulan berpantang.. Badan dah rasa kuat sikit… Jadi, macam-macam nak dibuatnya.. 1,017 more words

Does The Prison System Treat People Like Human Beings?

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A new report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, found that more than 400 prisoners in South Carolina have been placed in solitary confinement for using social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, according to Opposing Views. 110 more words

U.s. Politics

Lost Places

By Lisa Haushofer

On an uninviting Sunday morning in January, I was driving south from Berlin when I passed a sign for “Beelitz-Heilstätten,” a derelict and abandoned 19th century tuberculosis hospital. 2,015 more words


A Familiar Face

In the solitary confinement we call life

I long for a face.

I will make that face familiar.

I will turn that face into a friend! 20 more words


Sticker Shock: Calculating the Full Price Tag for Youth Incarceration

Thirty-three U.S. states and jurisdictions spend $100,000 or more annually to incarcerate a young person, and continue to generate outcomes that result in even greater costs. 50 more words