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By Dwight Abbott,Danny Abbott,Karren Killian,Mike Kroll

"I CRIED, YOU did not pay attention IS the main strong story OF HORROR in the partitions OF PENAL associations considering that 'PAPILLON.' THE TERRIFYING element IS THAT IT DESCRIBES AMERICA'S JUVENILE procedure" - Alden turbines, ARETE MAGAZINE


"I CRIED, YOU did not pay attention IS a strong INDICTMENT OF A process that can HAVE misplaced song OF ITS PURPOSE."- Don Davis, THE SAN DIEGO UNION

An early Winner of the "Project Censored" Award of Excellence"; I Cried, You did not pay attention is a robust tale. it's surprising, haunting and brutal. even though it is an extraordinary and priceless rfile, what's unprecedented isn't really Dwight Abbott's adventure, yet his readability and braveness in sharing that experience.

Dwight tells the tense story of a truly younger baby, first devoted to the care of the nation as a result of kinfolk tragedy and undesirable success. as soon as institutionalized, he needs to discover ways to dwell in the merciless dynamics of a method that gives you strength via violence and leaves young children on the mercy of predatory adults. he's consistently confronted with the necessity to choose from dehumanizing suggestions: Be predator or be prey. Even in Dwight's description of racialist violence we see the impact that the social approach has had on him – cementing stereo-types and prejudices that turn into self-fulfilling prophesy.

Dwight's account is terrifying. Upon interpreting it, one needs to realize that, confronted with the stark selection among victimizing one other and being a sufferer oneself, the morals and values that make feel in freedom fall away. Perpetrating violence appears to be like because the best choice for self-preservation. this can be the elemental dynamic at paintings in Dwight's institutional lifestyles. I Cried, You did not pay attention indicates that, inside incarcerating associations, violence in all its varieties – sexual attack, cliques, crews, gangs, emotional abuse – is basically approximately strength and keep an eye on either over and above one’s personal experience of self. -Books now not Bars

"THIS IS A SEARINGLY sincere publication - learn IT when you've got THE braveness. DWIGHT EDGAR ABBOTT'S tale WILL demonstrate extra in regards to the SELF-FUELING HORRORS OF INCARCERATION THAN may TEN OF the common CRIMINOLOGY TEXTS. FOR YEARS THIS e-book HAS CIRCULATED AS a virtually CULT UNDERGROUND rfile, an easy KEY TO EXPLAINING THE complicated WRETCHED MESS that's the AMERICAN felony JUSTICE SYSTEM." - Christian Parenti; American investigative journalist; author of many commonly released articles and writer of: "LOCKDOWN AMERICA," "THE tender CAGE" AND "THE FREEDOM."

"SADLY, DWIGHT'S event ECHOES THE tales OF THE millions OF teens nonetheless WAREHOUSED AND DEHUMANIZED IN CALIFORNIA, but additionally SERVES robust testomony TO the necessity FOR A one hundred eighty measure SHIFT IN HOW WE care for adolescents IN TROUBLE." - Van Jones, govt DIRECTOR, ELLA BAKER heart FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.

"CONSEQUENCE": the aftermath is the sequel to: "I Cried, You did not Listen". it's the tale of the 'few' incarcerated teenagers who 'survived' the California adolescence Authority's 'Training camps'; in simple terms to develop into societies 'worst nightmares'. it's the 'sunset' of lifestyles when you have been: blameless until eventually “Made” Guilty".

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