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@aprisondiary — 3,290 followers, 749 tweets

The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken. – Maya Angelou  http://bit.ly/2EAF6EO 
Make no mistake, the Parkland shooting is the product of the school-to-prison pipeline. Separating students from school without adequate follow-up alienates them and they react. #ParklandSchoolShooting
Hate put me in prison. Love's gonna bust me out. – Reuben “Hurricane” Carter  http://bit.ly/2nSGRCT  #valentinesday
@LaurieWJN @StephH_AZ With all due respect, post-incarcerated women are leading on this. #wegotthis
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was the first inmate to have a regular byline in a newspaper. The column was named "Prison Diaries" and eventually became a blog.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. In prison. I told you; I'm old school.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is changing not only the speed of news but it brings new readers to less mainstream publications that run great pieces.

Awards

National Society of Newspaper Columnists annual contest - First Place

2016 - Blogs

The Webby Awards

2016 - Weird