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Police, Prison, and Community Policing

Sergio Hyland

I’m Uptown Serg, and this is “Police, Prisons, and Community Policing.” I’m grateful that society is beginning to acknowledge some of the consequences of overpolicing, but there needs to be a focus on the most… Full Transcript

I Can’t Breathe (We Are All George Floyd)

Khalfani Malik Khaldun

My name is Khalfani Malik Khaldun. I am calling from Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. This is my cry of support [], in celebration [] for George Floyd; power to the people and all those that… Full Transcript

Without Pain, Risk or Sacrifice, Change is impossible

Dontie Mitchell

Economics is a very powerful motive towards driving mass incarceration. A lot of people are eating off of the arrest, prosecution, and the imprisonment of people in this country. If mass incarceration wasn’t practical do… Full Transcript

My New Message to No New Jails

Dontie Mitchell

My new message to No New Jails. I did a previous commentary about the organization called No New Jails, NYC, which is a grassroots campaign committed to closing Rikers Island. Now, without building new jails… Full Transcript

A Smarter Approach To Prison Abolition

Dontie Mitchell

A smarter approach to prison abolition. In my last commentary I reported on this new coalition of prison abolitionists called No New Jails NYC. They advocate a vision where incarceration is wiped from the American… Full Transcript