My brother, Christopher Johnson, now 27, has been incarcerated since the summer of 2012. He was convicted of a murder however no DNA evidence can link him to the crime. He was also charged with possession of a firearm. No gun was ever recovered.Read More
I made plans to attend the University of the District of Columbia. I was going to be the first in my family to complete college. Build a legacy.
That never happened. In 2013, I was arrested, wrongfully convicted, and sentenced to 15 years in prison. The judge allowed my court appointed lawyer and the prosecutors to suppress a confession statement made by my co-defendant, that he was indeed the driver. The jury at my trial never heard about that evidence. I AM #1in3.Read More
I want to become successful to inspire my fellow incarcerated brothers, to prove to myself, my family, and society that I am more than the decisions I've made out of circumstance and I can in fact, lead a positive life and become a leader in my community.Read More
Individuals under correctional supervision are stereotyped to be dangerous, or criminal. Therefore our lives are considered to have no value, making injustices against us, and sometimes homicides justifiable.Read More