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Prison Drug Treatment Programs Are Failing People of Color


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Prison Drug Treatment Programs Are Failing People of Color

Erin M. Kerrison

I met Karen, a 46-year-old Black mother, while I was studying the re-entry journeys of drug-involved men and women who were formerly incarcerated.* I recruited her to participate in a 60-minute interview, but even after having worked all day, she sat beside me in my office and spent several hours generously sharing her life story.