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Getting Out & Staying Out: A Black Man's Guide to Success After Prison

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
The United States of America has more people behind bars than any other country in the world and every year nearly 700,000 prisoners get released back into society, the largest percentage of them being Black males. "Getting Out & Staying Out" is a short, easy to read set of guidelines intended to help incarcerated and newly freed African-American men (a) learn how to m ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Full Surface Publishing (first published April 2nd 2008)
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The title can be misleading as you would think only those affected by the penal system can benefit from this book; quite the contrary. Mr. Boothe presents a practical and "common sense" guide, in a concise and cogent fashion, to ex-prisoners by the way of "Getting Out & Staying Out"; which can be read in less than 2 hours. The basic premise for success, as he demonstrates very well, is as the old saying goes, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail". He demonstrates through his own experience ...more
Albert Briscoe
“Getting Out & Staying Out”
A Blackmans Guide To Success After Prison
Author: Demico Boothe

This guide is definitely a necessary read for Black Men who are approaching re-entry into society or who have recently re-entered society from the prison system. I, being a statistic of the recidivism percentage, re-visiting prion on five different occasions, qualify me to attest to the details of this book as being useful to those it applies to; inmates.

I myself, during incarceration treated the experie
The only really I didn't rate it 5 stars is because I save that for exceptional books that I would read again. That being said this is still a great book. I worked in a state penitentiary and have seen that the overwhelming majority of the population is black (it was an all male facility). This book was written by a black man who served time in prison. In this very short easy to read (at any level) guide he addresses 4 factors that are essential to every black man being successful upon release f ...more
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