Category: Metropolitan Detention Center

Kite Line- February 15, 2019: Turn Up the Heat- MDC Protests in New York

This post was originally published on this siteThis week is an interview with Samantha Johnson, from No New Jails in Brooklyn, New York. As we reported recently, the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn recently was the target of large scale demonstrations, after prisoners expressed to their loved ones on the outside that they were being… Read more »

Kite Line- February 8, 2019: Life on Pause

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we share two different reflections on time inside, focusing on how prison interrupts life, education, and development. The first is the conclusion of Chantal’s account of her weeks inside a French immigrant retention center after her arrest during Yellow Vest clashes in Paris. She describes her… Read more »