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BILL SEEKS TO END SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OF YOUTHS IN CALIFORNIA

Doing this to children, how is it ever possible for them to be sane functioning adults when what they learn as children is how to treat the world. 105 more words

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Michael McRay - I Was in Prison

Tenx9 Nashville founder and co-host Michael McRay tells a story for “I Was in Prison” about scars on a man in a mental health pod at Riverbend prison. 

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John Legend launches campaign to end mass incarceration

John Legend has launched a campaign to end mass incarceration.

The Grammy-winning singer announced the multiyear initiative, FREE AMERICA, on Monday. He will visit and perform at a correctional facility on Thursday in Austin, Texas, where he also will be part of a press conference with state legislators to discuss Texas’ criminal justice system. 304 more words

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Drac Payne - I Was in Prison

At Tenx9 Nashville’s special event, “I Was in Prison,” Drac Payne speaks of death, friendship, and rehumanization after 34 years in prison. 

“From Dehumanizing to Humanizing” 842 more words

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I Was In Prison - The Understory

Deep gratitude to our storytellers tonight. It was a privilege to hear your words, your lives & your dignity. – cary.

In prison…

I watch. Minute by minute. 211 more words

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News Roundup: John Legend Launches Campaign To End Mass Incarceration…AND MORE

Singer John Legend is known for lending his voice to social issues and for his latest, he’s trying to tackle mass incarceration. The Ohio-bred crooner has launched a campaign to address the criminal justice system. 491 more words

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