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The Central Park Five were Innocent in Prison

The Central Park Five were Innocent in Prison Via Nation of Change It is nearly impossible to know how many people are behind bars for crimes they did not commit because of the sprawling criminal justice system in the United States. “We don’t

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour Talks Domestic Violence…Again

The Prisonworld Radio Hour Talks Domestic Violence…Again What would you do if you were being abused? How about your daughter? It’s tough to say when you are not actually in that situation but Jacqueline Bontzolakes decided to take a stance against the abuse

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Fred Tokars – Where is He Now – Prison Snitch or Prison B!&@^

Fred Tokars – Where is He Now – Prison Snitch or Prison B!&@^ via Cherokee Tribune There are a number of trials in Cobb that local judges, attorneys and law enforcement officers said are quite memorable, but none had as many twists and

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Prisoner Reentry – The Long Road Home

Prisoner Reentry – The Long Road Home via From Beyond Bars Returning to society after being incarcerated isn’t easy. Yet a group of formerly incarcerated youth that recently met with Secretary Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier

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Why doesn’t Anyone on TV look like Me? Diversity in the Mainstream Media is a Farce

The evolution of television over the last 20 years from a black and white screen that broadcasted all White casted shows has come into the new millennium with four major networks that pride themselves on diversity in their programming. Well, not so fast.

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour Gets Legal with the Legal Lady Mari Fagel

The Prisonworld Radio Hour Gets Legal with the Legal Lady Mari Fagel There are so many high profile cases going on (past and present) why not to talk to someone who can keep up with it all? That is why co-hosts Rufus &

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Marijuana is Addictive – The Cold Hard Truth by an Inmate

The Cold Hard Truth by an Inmate There’s no such thing as a recreational drug. I used to smoke marijuana regularly. I 1st smoked marijuana when I was 18yrs. Old. I had just been released from a juvenile correctional facility after having served

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Private Prisons – What They Don’t Want You to Know!

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Food for Thought – The ABC of Friendship

A friend does most of these: (A)ccepts you as you are (B)elieves in “you” (C)alls you just to say “HI” (D)oesn’t give up on you! (E)nvisions the whole of you (even the unfinished parts) (F)orgives your mistakes (G)ives unconditionally (H)elps you (I)nvites you

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Top 5 Prison Slang Words

Prison Slang Prison may be one of the last places you would like to go, but the life that the inmates lead and the culture that is established behind the walls is a hugely popular voyeuristic phenomenon. Prisoners have their own form of

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour Celebrates Four Years of Broadcasting!

  The Prisonworld Radio Hour Celebrates Four Years of Broadcasting! This show is one of the most diverse on the airwaves today. Co-hosts Rufus & Jenny Triplett each bring their own individual flava to the show to make it a mesh of hilariousness.

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Suicide Rates on the Rise in Kids & Inmates

Bullying is Causing Unnecessary Deaths The 10-year-old who committed suicide recently in a rural Illinois community came home from school the day before in tears. It wasn’t the first time. Ashlynn Conner, a fifth-grader, had complained of bullying for two years. After the

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