The Crime of Being Poor and Black
TD originals

by on

Emmanuel Mervilus, who like many poor people of color was preyed upon by police, spent four years imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. In what is a miracle for the formerly incarcerated, condemned by our criminal caste system, he got a second chance.

Personalize your Truthdig experience. Choose authors to follow, bookmark your favorite articles and more.
Your Truthdig, your way. Access your favorite authors, articles and more.

A password will be e-mailed to you.

Statements and opinions expressed in articles and comments are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.