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Part 2: Interview with Chamika and Khalil Cumberbatch: Our Love Beat the System

Part 2 of our interview Khalil and Chamika Cumberbatch. Read Part 1. Chamika: No, we were divorced…I pretty much kept tabs on him through a girl that was working in the prison. I found out that he was coming home, and I started looking him up on the Internet trying to find out where he … Continue reading

An Interview with Loretta Owens: Coming of Age With A Parent in Prison

I met Loretta when she was a student in my NYU class where students design and facilitate an arts program for incarcerated youth. While in my class, she welcomed her father home from prison after 18 years.  I interviewed her for SpreadMassLOVE.com -Piper How have you been impacted by mass incarceration?  When I was 2 … Continue reading

An Interview with Glenn Martin: From Love of Money to Love of Justice

In between a barrage of emails from his JustLeadershipUSA team and a dizzying pace of faxes, Glenn Martin sat down with Marlon Peterson to discuss Glenn’s complex journey of love from a stick-up kid in Brooklyn to a father and advocate whose goal is to reduce America’s prison population by 2030. Here is an excerpt … Continue reading