"When a man says no in this culture, it’s the end of the discussion. When a woman says no, it’s the beginning of a negotiation."
"Sometimes I can’t tell if the past really happened."
"Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings. Homelessness, unemployment, drug addiction, mental illness, and illiteracy are only a few of the problems that disappear from public view when the human beings contending with them are relegated to cages"