TEACHED: The Path to Prison

TEACHED: The Path to Prison Synopsis TEACHED is a new short film series examining the causes and consequences of education inequality in America. THE PATH TO PRISON takes a look at the under-education and over-incarceration of black men in America.The United States now bears the ominous title of being the world's most prolific jailer: with only 5% of the population, we represent 25% of the incarcerated. The vast majority of our prisoners are functionally illiterate--even if they went to school--and an inordinate number of them are people of color. In this short film, a former gang-member and felon from Los Angeles shares his own 'path to prison,' helping to explain how so many capable and intelligent young men--especially African-American males--end up uneducated and behind bars in the... read more
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