Inmate Labor, The Modern Slavery?

If you do the crime, you do the crime. But doing the time may mean doing more behind bars.  Prison activists are raising critical questions about what they are calling modern slavery. Are inmates working for very little or no pay?

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Dr. Bahiyyah Muhammad, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Howard University Department of Sociology.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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