Two lifers on the role of college in prison: ‘I found a new habit. Education.’

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Open Campus/Slate

Rahsaan “New York” Thomas and David Luis “Suave” Gonzalez both graduated from college while serving a life sentence. They credit those educational experiences as their salvation. In this interview, Thomas and Gonzalez talk about fighting the system and the role of education in prison when you think you’re never getting out.

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