Last week, over 30 percent of the prisoners at the Glenn Dyer Detention Facility in downtown Oakland participated in a hunger strike to protest what they say are abusive conditions of isolation and poor healthcare...
An unconventional anti-jail protest argued the mentally ill need "Care not Cages," and provided roadside alternative health services.
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Tagged acupuncture, batman, cages, jail, meditation, mental health, naloxone, needle exchange, penguin, prison abolition, prison industrial complex, santa rita jail, tarot cards, therapy
“My last trip in the penitentiary, I had to make a decision on what I wanted to do with my life,” said Reggie Bailey, sitting in the swiveling barber chair in his small shop in...
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Tagged African-American, Barbershop, Business, downtown oakland, Education, employment, jail, Moler Barber college, Oakland, Pendarvis Harshaw, prison, reentry, Reggie Bailey