Kathy Pierre
Kathy Pierre is a recent journalism graduate from the University of Florida. She has written and worked for the Independent Florida Alligator, the Gainesville Sun and USA Today College. Her passion is in sharing the stories that often go untold. Find her on Twitter at @SimplyKathyyy.

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The Other Side of the New Jim Crow: Students With Incarcerated Parents

In Education, News & Politics by Kathy Pierre2 Comments

Soaring incarceration rates have left their mark on the Black community, destroying the lives of many Black men and women and weakening neighborhood cohesion and voting power. Many stories of imprisonment start with a predictable history of a father or mother who was also imprisoned. But one of the underreported populations affected by parental incarceration…