Charles and Gregg have a spirited discussion about the social construct that is juvenile delinquency, the attitudes and policies that led to the rise of incarceration, and how to change this narrative and make a difference.
Materials mentioned in the episode:
"From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America," by Elizabeth Hinton:
"The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration," by Ta-Nehisi Coates:
"The $3.4 Trillion Mistake: The Cost of Mass Incarceration and Criminalization, and How Justice Reinvestment Can Build a Better Future for All":