Another program by Chris Hedges discusses the school to prison pipeline with two former prisoners Walter Fortson and Boris Franklin who admit with the way the system is set up they are the exception rather than the rule of making it after release.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol claims that deaf man, Daniel Kevin Harris, failed the pull over when signaled. Harris tried to communicate using sign language. Witnesses say the officer fired his gun immediately after exiting his police car.
"Between the time of his charges and his latest jailing, Robertson had been sentenced to a stretch in jail over outstanding fines. Sherwood police officers came to his door, demanding money and threatening arrest." Peace.
"Having campaigned on a promise to "end welfare as we know it," Bill Clinton, the darling of the Democratic Leadership Council, signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act into law in 1996." Peace.
"ItâEUR(TM)s one of those stories that sounds and feels surreal, yet it happened. JennyâEUR(TM)s attorney filed a lawsuit against the Harris County sheriff, the jail guard who allegedly hit Jenny while in jail, and the prosecutor who requested she be jailed. .peace