Helping prisoners get a legal education benefits them and the world, says African Prison Project founder Alexander McLean: They can help their fellow inmates with their legal expertise, and when they’re released, they can help society, too.
Did Michael Brown receive the death penalty — only without any recourse to a fair trial? Criminal sentencing scholar Jelani Exum thinks so. Hear more from her along with 9 other provocative, thought-provoking takes on contemporary race issues within America.
Through his non-profit, TED Fellow Alexander McLean works to bring hope to men, women and children in prison in Kenya and Uganda. He talks about his work to change lives through healthcare, education, and access to justice.