Tag: poverty

I worked in the prison system for 5 years. Here’s what it does to a person. | Bishop Omar Jahwar

I worked in the prison system for 5 years. Here’s what it does to a person. | Bishop Omar Jahwar

95 percent of the people who get arrested or go to jail they’re coming out. They don’t die in prison. So what are you going to do about that? There are no people in my experience, there are…

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How A Traffic Ticket Leads To Jail

How A Traffic Ticket Leads To Jail

(static of walkie talkie) – [Voiceover] Officer Rickey Antoine is known around Port Arthur, Texas as the man who gave his own mother a traffic ticket. She was driving 42 miles an hour in a 30 zone out…

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Religious Leaders Shackled, Held in Jail Overnight, After Praying in Protest Outside Supreme Court

Religious Leaders Shackled, Held in Jail Overnight, After Praying in Protest Outside Supreme Court

AMY GOODMAN: After their arrests, the Reverend Liz Theoharis, the co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, then led eight other religious leaders up to the steps of the Supreme Court to protest the court’s ruling upholding Ohio’s controversial…

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Ben Carson: The Shackles of Ignorance (12 of 14) — TheBestSchools.org Interviews

Ben Carson: The Shackles of Ignorance (12 of 14) — TheBestSchools.org Interviews

You mentioned in the 1800s, back when slavery was a reality, that education — that most people were far more educated than they are today, and that even the… the exams for passing the sixth grade were fairly…

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‘How Was Prison?’ Ep. 5 Official Clip | Shameless | Season 10

‘How Was Prison?’ Ep. 5 Official Clip | Shameless | Season 10

[MUSIC PLAYING] LIPP: Hey, how was prison? Turn you gay? Yeah. I’m a big old cock hound now. You know, if you weren’t my brother, I– LIPP: Shut the fuck up and get out here. Smells like caramel….

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How I learned to read – and trade stocks – in prison | Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll | TEDxSanQuentin

How I learned to read – and trade stocks – in prison | Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll | TEDxSanQuentin

Translator: Delia Cohen Reviewer: Ellen Maloney I was 14 years old, inside of a bowling alley, burglarizing an arcade game, and upon exiting the building, a security guard grabbed my arm, so I ran. I ran down the…

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Homeless People Living in Freezing Cold in Ithaca’s Tent City, The Jungle

Homeless People Living in Freezing Cold in Ithaca’s Tent City, The Jungle
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Inside Skid Row: America’s homelessness capital | AJ+

Inside Skid Row: America’s homelessness capital | AJ+

It’s really hard to describe how difficult the circumstances are for living out here in Skid Row. There are so many people who are battling mental illness. A lot of people got triggered just by seeing us with…

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Venice Beach Homeless Man Has Lived in Tent for Five Years

Venice Beach Homeless Man Has Lived in Tent for Five Years

– [Mark] Kenneth, we’re here in Venice. – Right. – [Mark] You’re homeless. – Yeah. – [Mark] Tell me about it. – I’ve been out here for five years. I was married, with six kids. And I was…

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Homeless Man Has Job yet Lives in a Tent in West Los Angeles

Homeless Man Has Job yet Lives in a Tent in West Los Angeles

– [Interviewer] Reggie, we’re here in Culver City, you’re out here homeless. Tell me about it. – Well, my homeless situation started maybe a few months ago. I was staying with my mother. But to give you a…

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