By Marlon Peterson
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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.
||CleanMarcus McAllister: From Suge Knight to Cure Violence||Marcus McAllister: Peace Ambassador||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRichard Wallace: From Chicago Hip Hop Artist to Equity And Transformation||Richard Wallace Loving Chicago||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMbongiseni Mdakane’s Long Walk to Freedom in South Africa (Part II)||Soul Brothers||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMbongiseni Mdakane’s Long Walk to Freedom in South Africa (Part I)||Soul Brothers||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDEcarcerated Podcast presents: DEcarcerated Friends, featuring author and activist Darnell L. Moore||No Ashes in the Fire||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Brilliance of Michelle Jones: 20 Years in Prison||From Prison to NYU||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanValencia Gunder: Mayor of Liberty City, Miami||Valencia Gunder: Our Fannie Lou Hamer||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLords of the Underground (Scholars)||Underground Scholars: David Maldonado, Danny Murillo, Clint Terrell, and Shalita Williams||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJim St. Germain: Dropping Haitian Jewels of Hope PT. 2||A Stone of Hope||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJim St. Germain: Dropping Haitian Jewels of Hope PT. 1||A Stone of Hope||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShaka Senghor: Writing a New Life||Shaka Senghor is Detroit’s Finest||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNobody Messing with The Pink Panther Clique||The Pink Panther Clique Liberating||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 3 Trailer: A World Without Prisons||Season3 Set-up||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLucinda Cross: The Journey of a QUEEN BOSS||Lucinda Cross, known as the Chief Activator, is the CEO of Activate Worldwide,and founder of Activate Your Life 501c3. Born and raised in the Bronx, NY Lucinda eventually spent four years in federal prison for involvement in the drug game. Since...||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeresa Y. Hodge: Federal Prison Couldn’t Stop My Relevance||Teresa Y. Hodge. I Downsized for Prison||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCalvin Moyo: Decarcerated Goes to South Africa||Calvin Moyo: Deportation and Wrongfully Accused||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJohnny Perez: Cuba is Unrecognizable & Felonies Are Forever||From Cuba to the Bronx to the World||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCoss Marte: The Business of Physical Health and Justice||Coss Marte is born and raised LES. As a kid he used to collect cans and turn them into Bodegas to collect nickels. He started selling drugs at 13, and quickly became one of the largest drug dealers in NYC within six years, running a $2 million...||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFrankie Guzman: Rewriting Unjust Juvenile Justice Policy...Literally||Frankie Guzman is an attorney at the National Center for Youth Law working to eliminate prosecuting and incarcerating children in California’s adult criminal justice system, and advocating for alternative sentencing and local treatment. Guzman,...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarcus Bullock: Entrepreneurship is in My Blood||BAM! Marcus Bullock is successful entrepreneur. In this episode, Marcus discusses his beginnings as a youth in Washington DC and Virginia. After serving eight years in prison, Marcus, the entrepreneur, has created the Flikshop School of Business...||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTopeka Sam: Championing for Women and Girls||This week’s episode of the #Decarcerated podcast features founder of Ladies of Hope Ministries, Topeka K. Sam. Created to help disenfranchised & marginalized women transition back into society, Topeka has also created a safe place for...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResistance & Resilience Despite Mass Incarceration: Part II||LIVE EPISODES WE LOVE! This is Part II of a two-part series where four guests give personal stories about their Resistance & Resilience Despite Mass Incarceration. This week we get to hear from Johnny Perez and Piper Anderson. The...||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitResistance & Resilience Despite Mass Incarceration||Part I||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTED Talk & More: The Redemptive Value of Relevancy||Marlon’s TED Talk...Am I not human? A call for criminal justice reform||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarlon & Devon: Me&YOU||Marlon, the host of the podcast tells the story of his arrest, his rape, and his incarceration. This is the most emotionally taxing episode of the Decarcerated. WATCH Marlon's TED Talk, "Am I not human? A call for criminal justice reform" here:...||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeaser: Marlon Peterson||Here's a sneak peek of the next episode, where Devon Peterson interviews the host of Decarcerated, Marlon Peterson. That's right! Marlon is sitting down with us and giving us an inside look into his relationship with his beloved nephew, Devon,...||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPt 2: Decarcerated: What Justice Looks Like (in-studio event)||This in-studio event was held on April 18, 2017 at BRIC Studios in Brooklyn, NY. Decarcerated: What Justice Looks Like features, Topeka Sam, Teresa A. Hodge, Andre Mitchell, Andrew Cory Greene, and Khalil Cumberbatch, for...||7/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPt 1: Decarcerated: What Justice Looks Like (in-studio event)||This in-studio event was held on April 18, 2017 at BRIC Studios in Brooklyn, NY. Decarcerated: What Justice Looks Like features, Topeka Sam, Teresa A. Hodge, Andre Mitchell, Andrew Cory Greene, and Khalil Cumberbatch, for...||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKhalil Cumberbatch: Father. Advocate. Collaborator.||Khalil Cumberbatch is Leading with Conviction||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRenata Hill: Raising Awareness for the LGBTQ Community||Renata Hill: Out in the Night||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAndrea James||Fighting for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHernan Carvente||Former Gang Member turned Feminist and Juvenile Justice Champion of Change||5/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitReginald Dwayne Betts||Reginald Dwayne Betts on Using Writing for Truth- Reginald Dwayne Betts is the author and poet who has written a memoir and two books of poetry. In this episode, he tells us about his commitment to writing when inside, his journey to Yale Law...||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVivian Nixon: A Journey from Drugs & Prison to Oprah & Michelle Obama||Feeding Faith||5/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCory Greene is Seeking Social Justice through Scholarship and Being Authentic to the Hood||How Our Lives Link Altogether||5/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEddy Zheng, Asian Pacific Islanders, & 21 Years in Prison||"Happy New Breath." Eddy Zheng starts all his conversations with those words, and in this episode he will explain why. Eddy is a Asian Pacific Islander based in Oakland who spent 21-years in prison. His journey from China to San...||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGlenn Martin is Closing Rikers Island||There is a plan to close New York City's most infamous jail, Rikers Island, in 10 years, and Glenn E. Martin is a huge reason why. Glenn, a Brooklyn native with West Indian roots, is the founder and president of JustLeadership USA, which is...||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDonna Hylton & Her Journey of 27 Years in Prison||Donna Hylton is my hero. Donna spent 27 years in prison, and since her release in 2012 she has become a leading human rights activist. She was a featured speaker at the Women's MArch in Washington, DC, and will have a movie made about her...||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Powerful and Critical!
If you're an advocate for social justice and believe in the importance of Criminal Justice Reform, you need to listen to this!
Marlon highlight the voices of people who have experienced great levels of oppression and thrived despite it. He created a platform for people who are formerly incarcerated to speak their truth, exercise their leadership, own their narrative, and amplify the humanity of all people who experience incarceration.
Each of these stories are so powerful and interesting. Marlon is a pheonmenal host who speaks from a place of empathy and intelligence
Marlon does a great job facilitating discussions that go beyond just stats and hit at empathetic fruitful discussions!