John Legend is one of 113 million American adults who has had a family member incarcerated
May 6, 2023
“When incarcerated people leave prison, are they actually free?
“Turns out, the singer/songwriter John Legend is one of 113 million American adults who has had a family member incarcerated. He tells his family’s story in this 30-minute documentary that asserts people can’t be free unless they have the necessary resources when they leave prison. From the get-go HOME/FREE lists the problems with re-entry into their community. …
“The short documentary highlights the experiences of three formerly incarcerated people who were able to find job opportunities after leaving prison …
“John Legend spoke with NPR’s Michel Martin about the short film.”
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(Photo above from Billboard magazine, October 2016)