My Struggle for Freedom in the midst of Virginia’s Truth-in-Sentencing and Abolition of Parole Laws

Originally posted on Conscious Prisoner:
I am a 38-year-old Black male from the city of Richmond, Virginia, who has been incarcerated at various prisons in the Virginia Department of Corrections for over 20 consecutive years. I am serving a 93-year prison sentence without the possibility of parole for my participation in a robbery that resulted…

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Prisoners set prison on fire.

So you may not have heard…but a prison was all but burned to the ground by the prisoners. It happened in Texas, on February 21st. The prisoners were taking direct action against the conditions of the prison. “The large Kevlar tents that make up the facility were described in a 2014 report by the American […]

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