A Life’s Sentence: After 19 Years Behind Bars, Shaka Senghor Crafts Change, Inside and Out
COVER STORY FOR COLORADO SPRINGS INDEPENDENT
"The facts are pretty straightforward. At 14, Shaka Senghor turned to the streets to escape his troubled middle-class Detroit home. Dreams of a bed, food and clothing lured him into the world of selling drugs. At 17, he was shot, three times. Fourteen months later, during a drug deal gone bad, he lifted a .380 and murdered a man. He served a sentence of 19 years in prison and re-entered society on June 22, 2010."
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