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54 EpisodesProduced by Marlon PetersonWebsite

Hosted by Ebony Magazine Power 100 honoree, Marlon Peterson, Decarcerated highlights the journeys of success of people who has spent time in prison. In America there are over 68 million people with a criminal conviction. Decarcerated will tell you their stories of success.


Melissa Harris-Perry & Marlon Peterson

Originally recorded in October 2018, Melissa Harris-Perry, journalist, scholar, and former host of the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC, sits down with Marlon Peterson. This conversation was apart of the Square One Reimagine Justice Roundtable that took place in Durham, North Carolina.  

We talk about her personal experiences the the criminal justice system and her grapplings with being a victim of violence.  Even Marlon tears a bit in this episode, so keep your Kleenex close.

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Episode music:

Sombra by  Zé Trigueiros

MXGHTY by Lazer Falcon

Faith’s Witness by Deal the Villain

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