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Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson represents those who have been abandoned. His clients are people on death row — abused and neglected children who were prosecuted as adults and placed in adult prisons where they were beaten and sexually abused, and mentally disabled people whose illnesses helped land them in prison where their special needs were unmet.
Today he spoke to us about justice in the 21st century:
"The new statistic from the Justice [Department] is really disheartening: The Justice Department is now reporting that one in three black male babies born in the 21st century is expected to go to jail or prison. The statistic for Latino boys is one in six. That statistic was not true in the 20th century. It was not true in the 19th century. It didn’t become true until the 21st century. That means we have enormous work to do to improve our commitment to society that is not haunted and undermined and corrupted by our legacy of racial inequality.”
Photo: Linda Nylind, The Guardian
I tell everyone I know to watch his TED talk, which supposedly got the longest standing ovation of any talk in TED history
Today was fun. We found our own private blue lagoon up in the mountains 45 minutes southwest of Reykjavik, Iceland. The water was warmed by the many hot springs located in the area; temperatures were balanced out by the cool water flowing in. Perfect. We were the only people around for miles; our spirits could not be contained.
Phone sex is soo much more fun than sexting in my opinion bc moans r Beautiful to hear
Punk astronaut boy headed towards Ya at 5,000 mph
thisboy who had his curly hair in a ponytail smiled @ me and i melted honestly I love Boys
Michael Sharp by Alasdair McLellan - Man About Town, FW14
LISTEN TO THIS RIGHT NOW
South Bohemia, Czech Republic — October 2013