This video of a young man describing his situation behind bars for a non-violent crime begs the question does he deserve to be put into prison for so long at such a young age?

Watch as he explains what happened and what his expectations were at the time.

Is mass incarceration out of control in America?

17-year old describes his 35 year sentence for non-violent crime.Watch this video of a 17-year old boy on his first offense describe what it's like facing 35 years in prison for credit card fraud. If he were rich and white, he'd be on his way to college.

Posted by Mass Incarceration Must Stop NOW on Monday, March 10, 2014