Colors of Oppression

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 within 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.

Synopsis
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 within 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.
Author of the critically acclaimed autobiography Handcuffed. The book outlines Charles Carpenter upbringing and his subsequent membership to the faction of Crips (3-5-7) located in Pomona California. The book Handcuffed was penned while Mr.Carpenter was housed in California's maximum security prison-New Folsom. Handcuffed offers profound insight into the ramifications of witnessing domestic violence as a youth, and explore the gang subculture in an attempt to raise awareness for any struggling with destructive criminal behavior. Charles Carpenter's story is raw and full of emotion.

This Book is an outstanding best seller in my Book Club! It's a brilliant concept for the mind spiritually. It will bring one into awareness, and encourage life determination and purpose. It's a self-start in finding determination to change for better. Although, it's regards to the author struggles while incarcerated, adults who have never been incarcerated will find what's realistic and use principles and concepts an inmate uses to survive. One can use the in-dept concept for financial strategics, daily life, and future planning. Best Seller!!!