My Experience as an Inside Out Prison Exchange Student @ Temple University

“If you don’t already know about the Inside-Out program, check it out and get involved! It’s so important that we end the separation between ‘us’ and ‘them’ – those labeled ‘prisoners,’ ‘criminals,’ ‘felons.’ It is this separation and demonization of the ‘others’ – and our failure to truly see, hear, and engage with those who…

May 2016: African American News, Highlights, and Mentions

Chesler found that 70 percent of fathers who fight for custody win, regardless of the father’s character or even if he’s an active part of the child’s life. The perception of mothers who retain custody of their children is flawed. They don’t all have their children because the courts decided that they were the better…

My April Prose/Poems

My poems from April 2016 My Graterford Prison Experience @Temple University The outside world doesn’t really understand the inside blues.  We walk around angry ourselves, not understanding that we are in our own prison trying to make it on a daily basis.  We feel just as condemned and invisible to others that have less cares in…

StoryTime: Yes, I am Still in Love with HIM…

Yes, I am still in love with him! My friend looked at me in shock and said “After everything he put you through, how can you still care for this person.” I couldn’t explain it myself.  She asked me if I had seen him lately and I said, “No, I knocked on the door, but…