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Charles Carpenter, the author of the revered memoir Handcuffed does it again with Colors of Oppression. The well written narrative explores the anatomy of the often hostile, racially divided prison environment.

Charles Carpenter details the social and psychological ramifications of oppression, and describes the wisdom needed to navigate through a microcosm of hatred, racism, deception, and prison politics. This book highlights various deceitful tactics employed by the correctional officers and inmates, thus giving the general public an unadulterated glimpse into the world with a world – prison.

Colors of Oppression is an educational tool for anyone interested in a career in the field of corrections. This book also raises the awareness level for those interested in analyzing the dynamics of prison life.

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Charles continues his quest to deter our troubled youth by providing rich insight and experience through his dynamic and often controversial books.

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