The statistics are shameful - some 2.3 million people are locked up in the United States, the highest incarceration rate in the world. Of these, a disproportionate number are Black and Brown. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, one in three Black men can expect to go to prison in their lifetime.
I am a novice web developer,I spent 34 months in Lansing penitentiary. (Note that jail is nothing like prison/penitentiary)First of all it doesn't matter if you are a geek, many people there are very intelligent, and spend time in the library studying law, as well as others get education and many go to trade school, and get degrees is certain fields that are available.
Lisa Bloom says it's time for the presidential candidates to address the issue of our bloated multibillion dollar prison system.