The U.S. Is Locking People Up For Being Poor

February 13, 2014   // 0 Comments

  Saki Knafo Virginia Dickerson says she’s devoted the last three years to recovering from the drug problems that entangled her in the criminal justice system throughout her teens and 20s. Now in her mid-30s, she’s been out of prison for more than a year, working 30 hours a week as a cook and server at a restaurant in Richland, Wash. She says she’s also looking for a full-time jo...

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