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WOL Radio has had some very informative shows on some very informative issues from ex-offender re-entry to abolishment of the death penalty to requesting that DNA testing being done in McLean Co. Illinois.
We have talked to a lot of people who are suffering from the ill effects of being incarcerated for multiple tens of years in most cases taking away their childhood, we have talked about sex-offenders and their plight.
Tonight we want to reach outside the box and speak with those who are suffering from the hardship of having a loved one serving life.
I know how hard this can be on families, spouses and children. Come share with people who care..
The State of Prisons
Prisoners in the United States and elsewhere have always confronted a unique set of contingencies and pressures to which they were required to react and adapt in order to survive the prison experience. However, over the last several decades — beginning in the early 1970s and continuing to the present time — a combination of forces have transformed the nation's criminal justice system and modified the nature of imprisonment.The challenges prisoners now face in order to both survive the prison experience and, eventually, reintegrate into the freeworld upon release have changed and intensified as a result.
The Nature of Institutionalization
The adaptation to imprisonment is almost always difficult and, at times, creates habits of thinking and acting that can be dysfunctional in periods of post-prison adjustment. Yet, the psychological effects of incarceration vary from individual to individual and are often reversible. To be sure, then, not everyone who is incarcerated is disabled or psychologically harmed by it. But few people are completely unchanged or unscathed by the experience. At the very least, prison is painful, and incarcerated persons often suffer long-term consequences from having been subjected to pain, deprivation, and extremely atypical patterns and norms of living and interacting with others.
Social withdrawal and isolation.
Some prisoners learn to find safety in social invisibility by becoming as inconspicuous and unobtrusively disconnected from others as possible. The self-imposed social withdrawal and isolation may mean that they retreat deeply into themselves, trust virtually no one, and adjust to prison stress by leading isolated lives of quiet desperation. In extreme cases, especially when combined with prisoner apathy and loss of the capacity to initiate behavior on one's own, the pattern closely resembles that of clinical depression.
Tonight on The Dr. Kim Show Ernest Rucker Jr. and the people of Paterson N.J. speak up about the race for Mayor and the candidates running. WOL Radio has allowed the candidates an opportunity to speak to the constituents and although they all did not except our offer most did and we thank them. Now it is time for the residents of Paterson to speak their minds about the race, the candidates and the issues as they see them. Join Dr. Kim, I.B.Wise and special co-host Ernest Ru
Every now and again I.B.Wise gets his love for musik and his love for new up and coming artist flowing and tonight is one of those nights. The artist you will hear tonight is Leftside Deafinit and the album is "STONE DEAF" Born in Boston. I was Deaf on Arrival. My umbilical cord strangled me half to Death when I was born. I like to say "Have To Deaf". Hence my name, Leftside Deafinit. Named after my left side because I'm deaf in it. The doctors said I was blue in the
Hip Hop Alley
Keeping Da Name but Changing Da Game!!
Hip Hop Alley is the new concept that we are bringing to the arena. When we talk about Hip Hop there are visions and views that people have been subjected too that some might not agree with.Enter Hip Hop Alley, prepare yourself for a spectacular introduction into the new Hip Hop game.. The Style,The Image, and everything that goes with it.. We will bring you special guest, riviting interviews and Hip Hop in all it's styles, music, rap, dance and conversation.. Rap Pages Magazine/TV, Hip Hop Speaks, Featured Artist and more..
Rufus and Jenny Triplett are “changing the game” in every way possible. Not only are they one of very few professional husband and wife teams who do just about everything together, they have survived twenty plus years of marriage being attached at the hip.
We started Prisonworld Magazine in 2007 hoping to bring new and different ideas to the multimedia game as well as enlighten views and perceptions of an uninformed and forgotten society. We use to publish Prisonworld Magazine on a six issue per year basis in order to communicate with those behind the wall.
Jenny Triplett, originally from Saginaw, Michigan, always aspired for a career in media. Starting out as an intern at a radio station, she established a relationship with several entertainers and Ready for the World where she went on to head their marketing outreach team. Jenny also chose to explore the military where she gained a wealth of knowledge and experience during her time in the United States Navy.
Anyone dealing with inmates has to have a tough demeanor. The Triplett’s like to take the non-judgmental and forgiveness approach with their work. Dealing with educating inmates and their families brings great satisfaction to the couple knowing they are a part of improving someone’s life. When asked the question what would make you start a magazine like this, the owners respond intelligently “We hope to bring new and different ideas to the multimedia game as well as enlighten views and perceptions of an uninformed and forgotten society.” Their constant drive and dedication to thwart mass incarceration was recognized by President Obama.
Second Chance Conference
June 27 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 5:00 pm
in Self Help
More than 46 million Americans live in Poverty USA.
Americans families were having a difficult time making ends meet before the recession. With continuing unemployment and increasing costs of living, more and more families have to choose between necessities like health care, child care, and even food.
In the late 1950s, the poverty rate for all Americans was 22.4 percent, or 39.5 million individuals. These numbers declined steadily throughout the 1960s, reaching a low of 11.1 percent, or 22.9 million individuals, in 1973. Over the next decade, the poverty rate fluctuated between 11.1 and 12.6 percent, but it began to rise steadily again in 1980. By 1983, the number of poor individuals had risen to 35.3 million individuals, or 15.2 percent.
For the next ten years, the poverty rate remained above 12.8 percent, increasing to 15.1 percent, or 39.3 million individuals, by 1993. The rate declined for the remainder of the decade, to 11.3 percent by 2000. From 2000 to 2004 it rose each year to 12.7 in 2004.
Since the late 1960s, the poverty rate for people over 65 has fallen dramatically. The poverty rate for children has historically been somewhat higher than the overall poverty rate. The poverty rate for people in households headed by single women is significantly higher than the overall poverty rate.
Last night the discussion was riveting and informative. Tonight we continue where we left off. The effects of governments approach to poverty in this country, is it productive or not? We can talk about what we see and what is wrong but what are the solutions to this world-wide epidemic. People have been suffering from a government induced segregationial society for years and it has got to stop if there will ever be a systematic recovery. In this case the segregation involves money and power not color and ethnicity, when it comes to who has and who needs, the needs are many and the haves are few, yet the haves out weigh the needy. It is going to take more than money to fix this situation and one thing is for sure, if it is not fixed fast we will suffer extinction.
The world has an astonishing chance to take a billion people out of extreme poverty by 2030 but are the steps that are required to do so more than people are willing to do so?
Today on the Dr. Kim Show
The new health care law builds on what works in our health care system. And it fixes what’s broken by making improvements in several key areas. It protects you from the worst insurance company abuses. It makes health care more affordable. It gives you better access to care.
For too long, too many hard working Americans paid the price for policies that handed free rein to insurance companies. President Obama’s health reform law gives hard-working families the security they deserve. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 3.1 million more young adults have health insurance on their parent’s plan, three million seniors have received a 50 percent discount on their prescription drugs, and millions of Americans now have access to no-cost preventive services to help them stay healthy. Abusive insurance practices are becoming a thing of the past. Additionally, the Affordable Care Act helps small businesses with the cost of providing health insurance for their employees and helps doctors and other health providers care for their patients more effectively.
If you don't have health insurance, time is running out. The Deadline to sign-up for insurance as required by the Affordable Health Care Act is Mar. 31, 2014. Anyone who does have insurance through their employer, the government or on their own will face a penalty.
Tonight we are doing two segments
1) The effects of the Death Penalty in Society
2) Will Banning the Box make a difference?
Tonight Dr. Kim, I.B.Wise and Ernest Rucker Jr. have the honor of sitting down with Donna Nelson-Ivy, candidate for Mayor in Paterson N.J.. The race is heating up and the people are disecting everyone running, trying to decide who is right for the job. It's not just about the city, it is also about the people. Donna Nelson-Ivy knows what it will take to make Paterson the beautiful, productive city it was once known to be. Donna is a powerful and most effective communicator, Ms.