Challenging perceptions in mass incarceration
Nelson Mandela once said, “No one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails.”
The United States is the No. 1 incarcerator of people in the world. But do we really understand our criminal justice system? Why do we lock up so many people, and how does that affect our society? In this season of “Perception Gaps,” I'm joined by my colleagues Henry Gass and Jessica Mendoza to challenge what we think we know about the criminal justice system, examine the impact of putting people behind bars, and find humanity in a flawed and damaging institution.
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