From Troy Davis to Occupy Wall Street: How the Prison System Destroys the American Dream
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When I went to Occupy Wall Street, my friend carried a sign that read: " Troy Davis would still be alive if he had been rich and white. " We had attended a protest earlier that month, when Davis was still alive, where signs and demonstrators proclaimed, "We are Troy Davis."
We are Troy Davis. We are the 99 percent.
Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg is a case analyst for the Innocence Project. She is the author of "10 Excellent Reasons Not to Join the Military" (New Press, May 2006). The views expressed here are hers alone.