“In the Building,” a chapter from my memoir, “The New Plantation: Lessons from Rikers Island” that was adapted by “J┬áJournal–New Writing on Social Justice”

In the Sprungs, I had grown completely comfortable with my job. I assumed the experience I had gained would be an asset in the Building. I was a little nervous that first day, but I was only nervous the way I always am when I meet a new group of students. If I had known … Continue reading “In the Building,” a chapter from my memoir, “The New Plantation: Lessons from Rikers Island” that was adapted by “J┬áJournal–New Writing on Social Justice”