A Living Death: Faces of Those Sentenced to Life for Non-Violent Crimes

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  • A Startling Statistic
  • Clarence Aaron
  • Sharanda Purlette-Jones
  • Timothy Jackson
  • Paul Carter
  • Hershel Miles Jr.
  • Danielle Metz
  • Michael Fitzgerald Wilson
  • Donald Allen
  • Stephanie Yvette George
  • Kenneth George Harvey Jr.

A Startling Statistic

More than 3,200 people are serving life without parole for nonviolent crimes, according to a new report by the American Civil Liberties Union. More than 60 percent of those prisoners are African-American, the organization estimates. Here are the faces and names of several men and women who have been given severe punishment, required by the law. Natelege Whaley

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