Health and Wellness

Post Incarceration Syndrome: Eric’s story

This week in Part 2 of my five-week podcast series, "Incarceration: A Family Affair," I discuss post incarceration syndrome as a reality for formerly incarcerated individuals and its tragic results for my grandson, Eric Bartell Moyler. In 2014, I wrote a blog for my now-closed site, Outside the Walls: One Mother's Voice, talking about his… Continue reading Post Incarceration Syndrome: Eric’s story

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Death in Police Custody

“I can’t breathe,” says a Las Vegas man pinned down by officers

You would think that any police officer who has heard about the firing of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo last month in the wake of the 2014 chokehold death of 43-year old Eric Garner would practice the utmost restraint when holding down a man who repeatedly says, "I can't breathe." These words (uttered by Garner) became… Continue reading “I can’t breathe,” says a Las Vegas man pinned down by officers

Podcast

“One Mother’s Voice” podcast returns this week

This week One Mother's Voice: In the Name of Justice podcast (Spreaker.com) will return--after a year-long hiatus--with our 53rd episode. OMV is dedicated to families with loved ones in jail or prison and those currently or formerly incarcerated. As the mother of a formerly incarcerated son, who died in a New York State prison in… Continue reading “One Mother’s Voice” podcast returns this week