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No 580 The Way Home by George Pelecanos

George Pelecanos is probably best known for his work with David Simon on the TV drama The Wire and now as co-creator of Simon’s new show… 693 more words

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Are You New To Jamie's Story?

When I started writing this blog for Jamie over three years ago it was because I thought people needed to hear his story. It wasn’t because his story was exceptionally different from other people in prison. 2,131 more words

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Lead Astray: New Evidence Links Children with Higher Lead Exposure to School Suspensions and Juvenile Detention

When people are in pain or suffering from illness, they are more likely to act in destructive ways that carry negative consequences for both themselves and others. 878 more words


School Suspensions, Test Scores, and Lead Poisoning

Originally published in The American Prospect on June 9, 2017.

Over the past several years, education advocates and civil rights groups have been sounding the alarm… 1,245 more words


(Chapter – Inside the Forbidden Outside)

“You stole the stereo outa my car, didn’t ja? Jamie’s older brother Danton screamed, the veins in his neck popping out. 2,270 more words

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