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This site is a collection of blogs written by prison inmates. It serves as a platform which allows them to share their individual stories, opinions, talents, and their inner thoughts. You can lock up a man, but you can’t lock up their mind.

We support, understand, and believe that writing can be a great source of rehabilitation, growth, and healing.

THE NEW AFRICANS, by Alan Thrower

The age of Divine culture in the 21st Century Chapter: By Master Supreme “One God” Born Universe Perceptions can easily be distorted when the telling of propaganda, news media, TV shows and certain artifacts are introduced into the diaspora of globalized-capitalist exploiting some real truths for the benefit […]

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Who’s Left! by Shara Cooper

Year after year after year of incarceration Can take its toll upon anybody. The stress. The anxiety. The energy. All that finds way into someone doing time. Emotions seemingly upon a rollercoaster of highs and lows, ups and downs, twists and turns. Incarceration can certainly break the strongest […]

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Hermeneutics (Pt. 1.4), by Mark Blain

SAMPLE LESSON PLAN Targeted Student Count: 5 1. Objectives: Each student will be able to list at least three (3) advantages of diligent Bible study; and 2. Each student will be able to define and identify each segment in ‘Yahweh’s Communication Bridge.’ You will demonstrate this accomplishment by […]

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AFRAID, by Antonio Powell

Poem//Spokenword Afraid………Yeaa that’s the word I want somebody to tell me its going to be OK when I’m really down and out and I’m going through it day for day,,,,Afraid I might lose those I love or they might walk away,,,I just want somebody to listen but even […]

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Unsettled, by Dennis J. Watson

Your development is irrelevant… Besides make suggestions that most follow, human etiquette is the heaviest the devil did… They say that he was God’s favorite angel… Creator of music, but a hunger for more is what enslaved him… Damn, how many of us have disobeyed our parents at […]

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Spiritual Journal, by Albion Chryst

The manifestations of our lives arise from our thoughts and desires, fears and wants. To purify our mind of judgements, resentments, guilt and negativity will direct our manifestations toward something pleasant. Working on meditation and the arts also helps the mind relax and move toward a cleansed state. […]

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Black, by Michael Price

I’m what everyone use to say was bad…I’m what most want to be…I’m what comes before the light…In fact if it wasn’t for me no one would have light…I’m what I was born to be…I’m what God said will be the best at all that is good be […]

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Black History Essay, by Jeffery Tobias

Topics to choose from (verbatim): _______________________________________________________________________ 1. What effect would a Black woman President have on America? 2. How do you view Black leaders of the past versus Black leaders of today? 3. What can we do to steer our youth to a path of greatness and purpose? […]

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