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Gray

So I just found out that my mom is getting out in nine months. She’s being let out on early release. This is going to sound super fucked up, but I thought I had another two years before I had to figure this stuff out. 56 more words

Mommy Issues

Fast & Affordable

We will assist your loved one through every step of the process to guide him or her through the legal system and make the experience easy to understand and comply with. 25 more words

Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration by Keeping Mothers and Children Together

Hoping to combat the high cost of incarceration and break the cycle of children following their parents to prison, some cities have created programs to keep women out of jail and with their children. 59 more words

Stateline

Juvenile (In)Justice

September 17, 2017

They Call Us Monsters. It’s a documentary about juvenile offenders and it’s shocking, to say the very least. How have we failed these young people so miserably? 430 more words

Anthropology Friday: God of the Rodeo: Angola, Louisiana

Angola, also known as the Louisiana State Penitentiary, is the largest maximum-security prison in the US. It holds 6,300 inmates, most of them for life–and for those who have no families or friends to bury them, death. 3,638 more words

Anthropology

The Blessing is Outside your Comfort Zone

“The blessing is outside your comfort zone.”  I recently heard this quote on a podcast about the spiritual practice of running.  But this truth extends beyond the topic of physical exercise. 557 more words

The Clock Is Ticking 

Since its conception in 1971, billions have been spent on the war on drugs. Agreeably some drugs included in this “war” are extremely dangerous, however, cannabis accounts for the largest number of controlled substance arrests each year. 109 more words

Cannabis