‘If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected – those, precisely, who need the law’s protection most! – and listens to their testimony.’
James Baldwin, No Name on the Street.
Cruel unusual punishment
People wake up! The real value is a real family.
Encourage one another to develop
How I could deeply change my attitude.
Beyond reasonable doubt
The photo exhibition tells the story of Christina Boyler who was wrongful convicted in 1992.
I am participating in the essay contest from The USC Prison Education Project in Los Angeles. The goal is to write a creative story about what an education means to me.
My parole journey
The variables are crazy in prison. I have to drown myself in positive energy. Doing that in prison is like going through the desert looking for water.
Derrick's life had all sort of challenges already from the start.
Upon arriving from one prison to another
After 20 years I was transferred from one prison to another, one of the oldest prison units in Texas.
Why I work - work - work!
The power of imagination
How I use my imagination to achieve my goals.
Is there light at the end of this desolate tunnel?
I try to head in the right direction.
Step by step
I try to become a quality human being with real self-worth.
Just before I leave
Stop spraying him, he’s only a fucking kid!
Inspired by Joe
How Joe helped me to keep my fighting spirit alive and well
My goal is to lose weight.
I am very sad about the death of my sister Katrina.
In the midst of all the craziness in prison, I connect with my inner thoughts and as I write, all the noise slowly drifts away.
Information concerning my conviction
The truth from the accused check out this interview by Derrick L. Griffin
Make the right choice, stay crime free.