In October, 2015, Jim Chapman, for the Changing Minds Campaign, gave  a dramatic presentation of “A System at Odds with Itself” at the Unitarian Universal Fellowship in Carbondale, Illinois, to an audience of about 60 persons.

Chapman in detail described the background of each prisoner, the nature of facility where they shared a cell, the staff; and the events that lead to the death of a white racist incarcerated in a cell with a black man, convicted of murder and mentally challenged, in the notorious F-house at Stateville Correctional Center.  This story demonstrated that by analyzing all the facts that played a role in this homicide, there appeared a graphic picture of what is wrong with the Illinois prison system.

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