Mass Incarceration, Washington D.C.

A story of a prison writing workshop when D.C. was “the Murder Capital.”

(Lorton Reformatory, 1970s — Creative Commons License)

“Our system of mass incarceration is better understood as a system of racial and social control than a system of crime prevention or control.” — Michelle Alexander

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Bumpyjonas - he/him

Citizen of the World. Deep believer in fried fish. Born on a basketball court. Word scratcher. Lover of the land of ladies. They are the light of the world.