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Storybank February 16, 2015
Posted by Spoon Jackson

Attorney for Spoon Jackson

After 38 years in prison Spoon Jackson has filed a Habeas Corpus petition to the courts to have ”Special Circumstances” removed from his Life Without the Possibility of Parole (LWOP) sentence.

Storybank June 30, 2014
Posted by Nation Inside team

“The Color of Christ” Dr. Edward Blum


Keynote address at the Interfaith Organizing Initiative (IOI) Summit on the Intersection of Criminalization and Race, May 8-9, 2014, Lutheran Center, Chicago, IL. Introduced by the Rev. April Johnson, Disciples of Christ and co-chair of the IOI.

Storybank April 30, 2014
Posted by Patrisse

Fighting for all of Our Lives

Richie was 14 when I met him. He was bright eyed, clear, interested, honest, and sharp as phuk. Richie's mind was non-stop, he was always questioning everything, he wanted to be the first to undo white supremacy, to undo homophobia, and patriarchy. He was on a mission and it was beautiful to witness.

Storybank October 6, 2013
Posted by Galen

An Undergraduate’s Case Against Closing Danbury

Will has spent time every weekend for his past 3 years as a student at Yale tutoring youth in a Connecticut Correctional Facility for juveniles. Will writes about how that experience has shown him the importance of family connections for those in criminal justice system, and makes the case to go much further than just keeping Danbury open, to embrace alternative sentencing that allows families to stay together.

Storybank March 11, 2013
Posted by Nation_Inside_team

The Crop


Spoken word artist and poet, Mark-Anthony declares "springtime in the shadows of your twin towers our fists springing from the earth...."

Storybank February 25, 2013
Posted by Madeleine



Why I fight and became president of IL chapter of CURE, This was my speech for our 50th reunion

Storybank February 18, 2013
Posted by paul

Justice is religious


Seminary student Kevin Brown, of Dallas, says that justice and reconciliation are religious issues.

Storybank October 6, 2011
Posted by Nation Inside team

Breaking the Cycle


Juan spent ½ of his adult life incarcerated and talks about the obstacles he has been able to overcome to break the cycle of incarceration.

Storybank August 3, 2010
Posted by Nation Inside team

Jewel’s Story


Jewel shares her story.

Storybank August 3, 2010
Posted by Nation Inside team

Joyce’s Story


Joyce shares her story about the justice system.