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Susan Burton, “The American who overcame crack addiction and today helps former inmates rebuild their lives.”
Alessandra Corrêa
From Winston-Salem (USA) to BBC Brazil, June 2, 2017

Tidbits” “Michelle Alexander in conversation with Susan Burton – New York – May 19 Wednesday May 19th, 2017

Democracy Now!” “Repair the Damage from the Drug War: Susan Burton on A New Way of Life to End Mass Incarceration Wednesday May 19th, 2017

Democracy Now!” “Michelle Alexander: We Must Respond Forcefully & Challenge Jeff Sessions’s New War on Drugs Wednesday May 19th, 2017

WHYY Public Media “RadioTimes with Marty Moss-Coane” Wednesday May 17th, 2017

Fresh Air with Terry GrossAfter 6 Prison Terms, A Former Inmate Helps Other Women Rebuild Their Lives” May 16th, 2017

Truthout” “From Revolving Door to Re-Entry: An Interview With Susan Burton” May 14th, 2017 By Victoria Law

The Nation.” “What I Learned From Susan Burton, a Modern-Day Harriet Tubman” Reading her life story will change the way you view the world.
By Michelle Alexander May 11th, 2017

MARKETPLACE” “One woman’s fight to stop a cycle of ‘institutional abuse’
By Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst
May 09th, 2017

The New York Times” “A Modern-Day Harriet Tubman
Nicholas Kristof
MAY 4th, 2017

Publisher’s Weekly” “Author Profile” May 1st 2017

Essence Magazine” “Feature” May 2017

“C-Span” Prisoner Rehabilitation Nneka Jones Tapea, the executive director of the Cook County Department of Corrections, and Susan Burton, the founder and executive director of A New Way of Life Reentry project, discussed the challenges facing those re-entering society. November 12, 2015

“C-Span” Prison Incarceration Rates Panelists, including ex-convicts and a former prison warden, talked about the large and growing number of people incarcerated in America. They discussed reasons for the large numbers and the increase, and strategies to deal with the problems. September 16, 2014

“C-Span” Gender and Incarceration, A panel of advocates for the rights of incarcerated women discussed that women were the fasted growing group of incarcerated people in the United States. December 31, 2013