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Virtual: Marlon Peterson, Bird Uncaged

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Apr 19 2021
Virtual: Marlon Peterson, Bird Uncaged

Porter Square Books welcomes Marlon Peterson, a leading advocate for prison abolition and transformative justice, for a virtual talk about his debut book, Bird Uncaged: An Abolitionist’s Freedom Song.

From a leading advocate for prison abolition and transformative justice, a moving memoir about coming of age in Brooklyn and surviving incarceration -- and an urgent call to end all the cages that constrain us.

Marlon Peterson grew up in 1980s and 90s Crown Heights, raised by Trinidadian immigrants. Amid the routine violence and crack epidemic that would come to shape the perception of his neighborhood, Peterson spent his childhood preaching the good word alongside his father, a devout

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