Posts Tagged as "Schools not prisons"

Words of Incarceration: Poems from #SchoolsnotPrisons Merced

July 11, 2017 / By
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I’ll tell you I looked my name up recently, its something I do periodically, to see what shows up. I found some 10+ arrests on the initial search. I didn’t even bother with aliases or convictions. Suffice it to say, court records will outlive us all.

A Child of Incarceration

September 22, 2016 / By
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Everyday my dad is in that jail, I fear he may die because of harsh treatment prisoners are subjected to. This month inmates in prisons around the country, including where my dad is incarcerated, went on a hunger strike to protest the cruel treatment they receive. I wanted to go on hunger strike too, but my mom says that I am too young. She has joined the strike for me and has not eaten since September 9th.