Category: INMATES & MASS INCARCERATION

Mass Incarceration, by Nathan Mccoy

I would like to expound on the topic of mass incarceration. Michelle Alexander the author of The New Jim Crow Mass incarceration couldn’t,have spoke a better volume of what was and still is.From personal experience I speak of incarceration in the state of Louisiana where the incarceration rate […]

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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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