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Release Update for Enoch

“As long as the mind is enslaved, the body can never be free. Psychological freedom, a firm sense of self-esteem, is the most powerful weapon against the long night of physical slavery.” – Dr. Martin L. King J.R I want to thank GOD for all of the blessings, the lessons, the Mercy and Grace that…

A Cup of Cold Water

I am not asking for your best wine Nor a three course meal I’m accepting the Lord’s mercy, grace, and a love that seals… Fate, Unity, Life All in a cold cup of water I refuse hate, deceit, and unnecessary pain Humbly basking in joy, devotion, and a peace I claim… Reconciliation, Redemption, Freedom Through…

Lord Give Me

LORD GIVE ME Lord Give Me Joy so that I can share it Give me strength so troubled I can bear it Give me Light, Lord, so I can shine it A little knowledge so I might find it Then just a taste of comfort so knotted I untwine it LORD GIVE ME Lord give…

Being Black

There is strength in being Black There is beauty in being Black There is responsibility in being Black There is joy in being Black There is knowledge in being Black There is hope in being Black There is truth in being Black There is history in being Black There is harmony in being Black There…

Mama’s Child Reading by Andrew Cantu

Originally posted April 2018 While I was an infant with an innocent smile, crying kept you up at night I was still mama’s child When I started school you said you were proud, when I played football you stood in the crowd Time past and many things changed; from school to the block is where…

If I was a Black Woman

If I was a black woman I’d snap my neck and roll my eyes with a hand planted on my wide hips. With a pointed finger tipped with an acrylic nail I’d give you the attitude that has festered through years of degradation. If I was a black woman I’d tap my foot while I…

New data: Solitary confinement increases risk of premature death after release

Any amount of time spent in solitary confinement increases the risk of death after release from prison, including deaths by suicide, homicide, and opioid overdose. by Andrea Fenster, October 13, 2020 A recently published study of people released from North Carolina prisons confirms what many have long suspected: solitary confinement   increases the risk of premature death, even…