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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x111 Marlon Peterson: Am I not human? A call for criminal justice reform
TV-PG

  • 2017-05-31T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

For a crime he committed in his early twenties, the courts sentenced Marlon Peterson to 10 years in prison -- and, as he says, a lifetime of irrelevance. While behind bars, Peterson found redemption through a penpal mentorship program with students from Brooklyn. In this brave talk, he reminds us why we should invest in the humanity of those people society would like to disregard and discard.

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