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Am I the dream that he wished for? Am I still the same creep, the one who dripped of sludge and cried like a sheep, that I am destined to be? 444 more words

Short Story

Burma - 157 political prisoners, more than 450 political activists faced charges

Activists work on ‘political prisoner’ definition

Myanmar Eleven May 30, 2015 1:00 am

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS) and MPs are seeking ways of defining the term ‘political prisoner’, Bo Kyi of the AAPP said on May 28. 209 more words

Human Rights

Mass Incarceration's Impact on Black and Latino Women and Children

Herron Keyon Gaston

Posted: 02/20/2015 7:29 pm EST Updated: 04/22/2015 5:59 am EDT

Nationwide, the prison industrial complex is a phrase used to describe the rapid expansion of the U.S. 869 more words


Criminal Injustice

A few years ago I got pulled over and received a ticket.

I became nervous when I noticed that the police car had started following me.  697 more words


Bridgeport man gets 30 years in prison for killing boy's mom

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport man who fatally stabbed the mother of a 9-year-old boy and then tried to kill himself with a drug overdose has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. 126 more words


Wreckage and Redemption

The following article first appeared in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune in the 1990s, during which time Christopher Boyce was an inmate of the Minnesota Correctional Facility at Oak Park Heights. 1,077 more words