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September 12, 2016

If you don’t yet care about Prisons, just Watch This (it’s Funny).

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And, heartbreaking, at moments. But most of all, it’s humanizing.

The Most Powerful Comedy Performance I’ve ever seen.

Jeff Ross isn’t just that guy from Comedy Central’s roasts. Here he is performing for–and roasting–maximum security inmates, while also making a great point about America’s prison system.(liveleak.com)

If you care about our messed-up, bloated prison system—folks in for pot or stealing baby formula, a place not for educating and uplift but as a net for mentally ill and, overwhelmingly, black citizens. Imagine the effect on the families. Imagine a way forward.

A way forward, a way out—begins with caring, with laughing at ourselves, with humanizing these…humans:

 

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