That Black prisoners have emerged as spokespeople for, and theorists of, a different kind of freedom shows that the tragedy of imprisonment is neither preordained nor permanent.
Clinton cut several lengthy sections from "Hard Choices," which was published shortly after she had launched her presidential campaign. Omissions include references to Latin America, the TPP and the Arab Spring.
Scott Johnson is an Oakland-based writer and activist who has been involved in the Justice 4 Alan Blueford campaign and Occupy Oakland. He can be reached at email@example.com.