Mark your calendar for the next national call-in with Keith LaMar!

When: Monday April 11th at 8 PM (EST)-- the 23rd anniversary of the Lucasville Prison Uprising

Moderator: Dr. Nandi Crosby, sociology professor at Chico State University

Topic: The Economics of Incarceration (costs both inside facilities and to society)

Dr. Nandi Crosby is a transformative teacher, both at the university level and also inside prison walls. She devotes her life to stirring up dialogue about racial, poverty, gender and sexuality oppression, and is a committed supporter of Keith's. Dr. Nandi does the important work of taking students inside prisons, and has published several books, including, Whispers Over the Wall: Prisoners and Students Correspond in Search of Answers; This Side of My Struggle: Prisoners on Suffering, Surrendering, and Breaking Free (a book of prisoner writings); and her beautiful memoir, If My Soul Be Lost: a Self-Portrait. (

People are invited to use this call-in number: 641-715-3580, access code: 583063 to listen, though they will be muted to allow Dr. Nandi to guide the discussion. During the call (and even before April 11th), questions can be communicated to Keith by sending them via email to: People can also follow and participate in the conversation via twitter through @FreeKeithLaMar.

You can hear the conversation here.

More information can be found at his facebook event page.

Dr. Nandi Crosby