By Dwight Abbott,Danny Abbott,Karren Killian,Mike Kroll
"THE AUTHOR'S WELL-WRITTEN tale COMES on the READER quick AND FURIOUSLY; surprising READERS INTO AN information OF THE INHUMANITY OF AMERICA'S JUVENILE PENAL INSTITUTIONS."- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
"I CRIED, YOU did not hear IS a robust INDICTMENT OF A process which could HAVE misplaced song OF ITS PURPOSE."- Don Davis, THE SAN DIEGO UNION
An early Winner of the "Project Censored" Award of Excellence"; I Cried, You did not pay attention is a strong tale. it truly is surprising, haunting and brutal. even though it is a unprecedented and priceless record, what's unheard of isn't really Dwight Abbott's adventure, yet his readability and braveness in sharing that experience.
Dwight tells the traumatic story of a really younger baby, first devoted to the care of the kingdom due to kinfolk tragedy and undesirable success. as soon as institutionalized, he needs to discover ways to reside in the merciless dynamics of a method that offers energy via violence and leaves young ones on the mercy of predatory adults. he's continuously confronted with the necessity to choose from dehumanizing innovations: Be predator or be prey. Even in Dwight's description of racialist violence we see the impact that the social method has had on him – cementing stereo-types and prejudices that turn into self-fulfilling prophesy.
Dwight's account is terrifying. Upon interpreting it, one needs to realize that, confronted with the stark selection among victimizing one other and being a sufferer oneself, the morals and values that make experience in freedom fall away. Perpetrating violence appears to be like because the best choice for self-preservation. this is often the basic dynamic at paintings in Dwight's institutional lifestyles. I Cried, You did not hear exhibits that, inside of incarcerating associations, violence in all its varieties – sexual attack, cliques, crews, gangs, emotional abuse – is basically approximately energy and keep an eye on either over and above one’s personal experience of self. -Books now not Bars
"THIS IS A SEARINGLY sincere ebook - learn IT when you've got THE braveness. DWIGHT EDGAR ABBOTT'S tale WILL display extra concerning the SELF-FUELING HORRORS OF INCARCERATION THAN might TEN OF the common CRIMINOLOGY TEXTS. FOR YEARS THIS publication HAS CIRCULATED AS a virtually CULT UNDERGROUND record, an easy KEY TO EXPLAINING THE complicated WRETCHED MESS that's the AMERICAN felony JUSTICE SYSTEM." - Christian Parenti; American investigative journalist; author of many commonly released articles and writer of: "LOCKDOWN AMERICA," "THE delicate CAGE" AND "THE FREEDOM."
"SADLY, DWIGHT'S adventure ECHOES THE tales OF THE hundreds of thousands OF youngsters nonetheless WAREHOUSED AND DEHUMANIZED IN CALIFORNIA, but additionally SERVES strong testomony TO the necessity FOR A one hundred eighty measure SHIFT IN HOW WE care for teenagers IN TROUBLE." - Van Jones, govt DIRECTOR, ELLA BAKER middle FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.
"CONSEQUENCE": the aftermath is the sequel to: "I Cried, You did not Listen". it's the tale of the 'few' incarcerated young children who 'survived' the California early life Authority's 'Training camps'; in simple terms to develop into societies 'worst nightmares'. it's the 'sunset' of existence if you have been: blameless until eventually “Made” Guilty".
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I Cried, You Didn't Listen: Volume 1; A First Person Look at a Childhood Spent Inside CYA Youth Detention Systems & CONSEQUENCE: the aftermath: Volume ... (Innocent until "Made" Guilty Book 4) by Dwight Abbott,Danny Abbott,Karren Killian,Mike Kroll