Tag Archives: incarceration

Japanese Internment

This is not an anniversary to be celebrated, but certainly one we need to never forget.  74 years ago yesterday, nearly 120,000 people of Japanese descent (62% of whom were American citizens and 30,000 of whom were children, the rest … Continue reading

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“How to Survive in Prison: A Brief History of My First Twenty-Three Years at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women” by Yvette M. Louisell

  How to Survive in Prison: A Brief History of My First Twenty-Three Years at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women 1988:  Pretend you’re not really in prison. 1989:  Pretend you’re not really in prison for life. Sleep as much as … Continue reading

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