We can learn from many people in history. There are lessons to be learned from every situation and from every person. Those lessons can then be translated into progress in other arenas. Oftentimes, when people research ways in which to reform prisons and rehabilitate those … [Read more...] about Inspiration from Assata
If I had to describe myself in a nutshell, I would tell you that I am “go, go, go.” Even on days that I intend to keep time open for rest and relaxation, I end up turning those days into scheduled days of rejuvenating activities. For instance, I might start my morning off by … [Read more...] about A House Cannot Stand Without a Foundation
Think about the culture shock when you have spent your entire life enjoying freedom—and likely taking it for granted—and the next minute you are arrested and ultimately convicted of a crime carrying life in prison without the possibility of parole. Before that moment, you never … [Read more...] about One Strike and You’re Out
“He is a sex offender! Stay away!,” everyone whispers as he walks into the room. “We do not want him here!,” others exclaim amongst themselves. The chatter continues as this group of self-proclaimed spiritual people—allegedly accepting of all—is in an uproar over the man’s … [Read more...] about Gasp! A Sex Offender!
Not all crimes are equal. Not all robberies are equal. Not all burglaries are equal. Not all murders are equal. Not all thefts are equal. The circumstances of the crime make some offenses less egregious than other law violations. … [Read more...] about Not All Crimes are Equal: Crimes for Survival