Life After Lock- down

Fletcher, Michael
November 2009
Essence (Time Inc.);Nov2009, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p162
The article considers the future of incarcerated African Americans in the U.S. According to the author, the election of President Barack Obama has prompted some incarcerated African Americans reexamine their circumstances. Timothy Johnson, who was released after finishing a pretrial work-release for gun charge, claimed that the victory of Obama gave him a sense of fresh possibility. Meanwhile, incarcerated Gregory Jackson, admitted that he admires Obama's success in transcending boundaries.


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