Wednesday, August 29, 2012

School to prison in one photo

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What Mississippi’s “school-to-prison pipeline” looks like:

12yo Black child with “HARRISON COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER” prison clothes in tiny dilapidated prison cell with boarded-up window
(Click the picture for source confirming its legitimacy)

Why, I bet that’ll teach him not to fart in class. Or maybe he just wore the wrong clothes to school that day. Who knows? There’re so many incarcerable crimes to choose from.

(via The Agitator & ACLU of Mississippi)