October 20th Summary

Outreach for October 22nd- “National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation”

“The Throwaways”: New Film Spotlights Impact of Police Killings and Mass Incarceration in Upstate New York

California Prison Watch- Corcoran Strike For Medical Care Leads to hospitalization of Diabetic

Yahoo! News- Matthew Perry and Peter Hitchens Clash Over Drug Courts  Not really shocking information hear, but if you support therapeutic courts and want some celebrity self esteem boosting, nice quick transcript read.

Vocativ- Racial Makeup Great Predictor of Mass Incarceration. Article strikes me as a little hyperbolic at times, but I haven’t read the full study, my speculation is that regression analysis indicates racial make up, particularly larger African American or black communities, is the greatest predictor of a large prison population. Still, interesting intro to the study itself.

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