Unlikely bedfellows are aligning on the issue of prison reform. On Thursday (7/2), a former prisoner joined New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and a top executive with Koch Industries for a discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival on mass incarceration. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has more.
Shaka Senghor spent 19 years in prison - 17 of them were in solitary confinement. In solitary, he structured his days like he was on a college campus.