Why your worst deeds don’t define you
In 1991, Shaka Senghor shot and killed a man. He was, he says, "a drug dealer with a quick temper and a semi-automatic pistol." Jailed for second degree murder, that could very well have been the end of the story. But it wasn't. Instead, it was the beginning of a years-long journey to redemption, one with humbling and sobering lessons for us all.
Shaka Senghor talks to neuroscientist Daniel Reisel about the role of prison.
Find out how tech can help the formerly incarcerated reenter society, and why comedian and TED speaker Baratunde Thurston says, "We need more Shakas." From Fast Company.