“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face–forever.” George Orwell, 1984.
When I went to prison in 1990, I had careers in journalism, criminal defense investigation, and political organizing behind me (I was then 48).
I had also completed 3 yrs at Wayne State University (Detroit).
Given the time and opportunity I had with a 25-yr sentence, one way I coped was with a determination to complete my formal education. more…