Category: INMATES & MASS INCARCERATION

MASS INCARCERATION BY THE NUMBERS # (part 1)

Thanks/Praise to God In 1790 the Walnut Street Jail was built in Philadelphia, PA. The word “Penitentiary” means: “A place to seek penitence”. “Penitentiary” is derived from the word: “Penitence” which means: “Sincere & humble regret for one’s deeds.” The Walnut Street Jail was the first Penitentiary for […]

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