We visited Gerardo Hernandez for the fifth time and, as usual, his spirits seemed higher than ours despite the fact that he resides in a maximum-security federal prison.
Tagged: prison industrial complex
Prisoners, some as young as 13, are being brutalized in facilities owned by private companies that exist solely to turn a profit.
We are witnessing a systemic recasting of education priorities that gives official structure and permanence to a preexisting underclass comprised largely of criminalized poor black and brown people.
This practice, banned in most of the world, is common in the United States.