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April 13, 2021: Prison Head Walks In Inmate’s Shoes; Book On How Racism Sticks With Kids

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48min 50sec
Michael Ensminger
Daniel Guillory, a former inmate, wrote a monologue about his crime and his time in the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections.

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When Colorado's head of corrections read a former inmate’s monologue, he said it hit him in the gut. The story recounted the challenges of being locked up. Then, the COVID outbreak at the El Paso County jail. And, a new children's book about how racism sticks with kids, even when it’s unintended. Also, Purplish explores the challenges of redistricting.