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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

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

Hip Hop Radio’s Production and Enablers

Jason Goudlock

Hip Hop Radio’s Profiteers and Enablers,” by Ohio political prisoner, Jason Goudlock. During rap music’s infancy in the early 1980s, nearly all the poetic rap songs, the boom bap music, played on hip hop radio… Full Transcript

The Great Contradiction

Dontie Mitchell

“The Great Contradiction.” Last week, I was in my aggression replacement training, A-R-T, program that the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision mandate certain prisoners to take, regardless if we need it… Full Transcript

The Socialization of Anti-Social Behavior in Prison

Dontie Mitchell

“The Socialization of Anti-Social Behavior in Prison.” Yesterday, I was in the yard with two of my young [inaudible], Racks and Smokey. Both are 21 years old. We were having a conversation about them engaging… Full Transcript

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