Published in



I’ve Never Been to Jail, but the Odds Aren’t in My Favor

In America, if you happen to be Black, Latinx, or a poor white person, you’re only a misstep away from some form of incarceration

Photo credit:

I recently learned that one of my brothers got arrested a few years ago. He was driving around the…




What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Recommended from Medium

Crime And Punishment During COVID-19

Second prominent protester arrested, MPD pledges more surveillance-based arrests

Law Enforcement Is Not As Vital as We Think. Here’s Why.

If You Know It’s Against The Rules to Do Something in Prison Why Do It?

Two Shot Including 16-Year-Old in Eastern Baltimore

Couple charged for multiple violent carjackings in Twin Cities area

Eatontown woman charged with vehicular homicide death of 78 year-old brick woman

Man Shot In Torso In Baltimore

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Marlon Weems

Marlon Weems

Storyteller. 2x Top Writer. Subscribe to my newsletter and podcast:

More from Medium

Thoughts on Martin Luther King Day 2022

Four NFL Conference Contenders. Four Cities That Show & Grow

NFL’s Hate Practices Help Explain Why It’s So Hard To End US Racism