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4 of 8: DOES THE 13TH AMENDMENT APPLY TO ME?

In my most humblest opinion I believe there’s absolutely no reason why government spending on corrections should exceed the needs of public schools. It’s like each inmate, or account, whichever term you prefer covers a correctional employees annual pay; which gives credence as to why most, “not all,” but why most correctional employees, institutional vendors […]

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Mental Struggles

By: Joseph Green In this post I want to be honest and transparent about my own personal mental struggles in hopes of shining the light on the struggles that so many others endure in my situation and even those who are not incarcerated. Yet they are apprehensive to talk about it. Prison is a very […]

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This is America

Hello!! My name is Terry but guys call me Washington, I’ve been dwn for 5 years so far. I’m 39yo & hve been doing poetry every since I could learn how 2 read, never really took it serious though. Now I use poetry as a way 2 escape, heal, cry, & love. I would love […]

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N e e d t o b e H I g h

The feeling of being high; the aura of intoxication; the euphoria of being inebriated; the climax of adrenalin, all to the point of weightlessness on multiple levels. Chasing that high, that exhilaration holds the world in “consciousness without presumption of results or expectations of answers”. Just aloft in the bliss of living in the moment. […]

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Race and Racism in American Prisons, and America Herself

Jerry Metcalf #251141Thumb Correctional Facility3225 John Conley DriveLapeer, MI 48446email @ jpay.comFacebook.com/JerrymetcalfWattpad.com/JAMetcalfjr As I sat thinking about how and what to write on such a sensitve topic, I kept asking myself where to begin. Do I start with the fact that although blacks in America only comprise about 12% of the population, they also–stunningly–make up […]

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“Man Cave”

When you hear the term “man cave” the first thing that may come to mind is a place where men have created a safe haven, a getaway from his wife and kids. A home away from home sorta speak. You envision the largest television one could ever imagine mounted on the wall, perhaps two. Video […]

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Kelly Farris

SHERIFFS PHYSICALLY ABUSE BLACK WOMAN MURDER HER UNBORN CHILD, SEXUALLY ABUSE HER AND KEPT THEIR JOBS   A young woman in her twenties named Kelly Farris was sitting in her car when the police approached her vehicle and began questioning her about an argument that she had with another female. When the police told her to […]

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“Profile of a Juvenile Lifer”

“Profile of a Juvenile Lifer” My name is Duval Newsome, and I have been confined within the Michigan penal system for over 43years.  On February 4, 1977, I joined a brother and sister team (Leonard & Henreitta Armstrong) to rob a weed dealer that lived within her aparement complex. At that time, I was 3months […]

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What is “Defunding the Police”?

Don’t be alarmed by Black Lives Matters call to “defund” the police. Defunding the police means that we set up community security to protect us. Community officers will still have the power to make legal arrest and perform the same duties that police perform right now. However, the “Peace-Officers” will be people who come from […]

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Racial “Cold War” in America

There is a racial “Cold-War” going on in America. In the past, White people openly lynched, torchered, and exploited Black People. Times have changed. Now, racists disguise their true intentions behind laws designed to allow police officers and vigilante White People to legally murder Black People. Not all White People are racist; many of them […]