Can prison change a man? Read these expressive Blacks' musings on prison.

In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
Eldridge Cleaver

Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.
Angela Davis

Men simply copied the realities of their hearts when they built prisons.
Richard Wright