Shaka Senghor

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This Former Prisoner is Writing for Life

Detroit native Shaka Senghor started selling crack at 14 and eventually served 19 years in prison for murder. Here, he discusses “Writing My Wrongs,” his unflinching debut memoir that traces his path from nerdy kid to convicted murderer to celebrated prison reform activist.