Archive for November, 2012

  • The Short List 11/30/12

    via the Smithsonian Magazine: “Why Mass Incarceration Defines us as a Society. ”   In 1989 Bryan Stevenson founded...

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  • Hair and identity (part 2)

    Continuing off Monday’s post, a few more thoughts on hair, teenage social behaviors, and identity:   Immediately below, one...

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  • Hair and Identity

    We are all born with approximately 150,000 hair follicles, which, depending on our genes, bud into black or brown...

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  • Hiding (part 2)

        I’m in the 9th grade. I originally had 16 charges of armed robbery, which was eventually dropped...

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  • Hiding

        I am on lock down for fighting. I was in the other unit, but they moved me...

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  • The Short List 11/16/12

    via the New York Times: “After the Violence the Rest of Their Lives” We know this is from November...

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  • Prison Life – guest post by Grace Bauer, co-director of Justice for Families

    Prison is a world I have a hard time understanding.  As a society we make a lot of assumptions...

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