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Incarcerating US

America’s Mass Incarceration Crisis Begins in Its Schools

We spoke with Anna Deavere Smith about Parkland, the school-to-prison pipeline, and her new HBO film, ‘Notes from the Field. When Anna Deavere Smith first started using the “documentary theatre” style of performance she pioneered—for which she interviews hundreds of people surrounding a particular subject and acts out excerpts from the transcripts—she trained her focus

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Incarcerating US – a documentary on the trillion dollar prison “industry” of today

by Joy Saxena On the 68th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights (Dec 10, 1948), the Union Baptist Church in Trenton, NJ held an event pivotal to the human rights movement in the country today. Incarcerating US, a documentary on the current challenges and faces behind the trillion dollar prison industry promises to be a seminal

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