Fifth in a series of short readings from my memoir about teaching incarcerated high school students in NYC–The New Plantation: Lessons from Rikers Island

“The New Plantation takes us into the chaos of Rikers Island, giving us the vivid voices of young men–kids, really–caught in the unrelenting grip of institutional racism. I found it riveting.” –Monica Wood, author of When We Were the Kennedys, Ernie’s Ark, and One-in-a-Million Boy “It’s easy to forget people of whatever age who have been disappeared by incarceration. […]

Fifth in a series of short readings from my memoir about teaching incarcerated high school students in NYC–The New Plantation: Lessons from Rikers Island

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