EDITORIAL: Mississippi prison problem is our problem

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

It’s 28 minutes from Clarksdale to Parchman, but to many in this community it it might as well be Mars.

Consider yourself fortunate if you have never been incarcerated or if you have never had a family member or friend locked away in Mississippi’s state penitentiary.

 
 
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