Freedom Gon’ Come

Cassandra Adams

in Interrupted Life

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780520252493
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520944565 | DOI:
Freedom Gon’ Come

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In her poem entitled “Freedom Gon' Come,” Cassandra Adams laments that her freedom, which she got when she was released from prison on parole, means nothing because of the negative stereotypes held by society against incarcerated people like her.

Keywords: Cassandra Adams; poem; prison; freedom; negative stereotypess; incarcerated people; parole

Chapter.  216 words. 

Subjects: Gender and Sexuality

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