Unless we start bulldozing rather than building up the demonic prison industrial complex…Forget any delusions of grandeur regarding diversity especially as it relates to creating equality and equity for ALL.
A wolf on Wall Street can snort pyramid sized piles of coke while financially ruining the lives of many innocent people. If he does any time…He can still vote…still seek further education…still get a home because he can get a mortgage. An inner-city kid gets caught slinging rocks=he no longer has a voice in the political process…the only education he receives is behind bars or in the streets. He is lucky if he can rent a room to avoid being homeless because he is permanently prevented from earning a living wage.
Building more prisons for profit isn’t about rehabilitation…It’s only insidious intention=ANNIHILATION!!! Equality for all cannot be achieved when the balance of equity remains negatively overdrawn for many…while remaining “In the Black” for a select few…no matter what they might do.~Daryl