Actor Michael K. Williams spoke on juvenile justice reform at the Cleveland Marshall College of Law, showing the HBO season six premiere of VICE, titled “Raised in the System,” addressing the national problem of mass incarcerations.
“The Wire” and, “Boardwalk Empire” star told News 5 changes in how the juvenile justice system deals with young people need to be made.
“America is the number one country in the world that locks up its young people,” Williams said.
“This idea of mass incarceration and people being paid off of the backs of other people going to prison, particularly young people, particularly young people of color.”
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