One in three black men can expect to spend some time in prison during his lifetime. Compounding the problem is that African American men receive sentences that are 20 to 50 times longer than white men for the same crime. And for women there is no difference - Black women are more likely to be jailed than any other ethnic group. So what happens to the family when a loved one is incarcerated? What about the children? And when that person gets out, then what? On the next Another View we talk frankly about incarceration and the African American family.  Our guests include Dr. Melvin Cotton, former inmate, youth mentor and Senior Pastor of New Genesis Baptist Church; and Quniana Futrell, CEO, Building Resilience in Communities, and author of "Our Moms", a book for children of incarcerated parents.  Please join us for this critical conversation on the next Another View, Friday, June 29 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!


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