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James Kilgore


James Kilgore is an activist, researcher, and writer based in Urbana, Illinois, where he has lived since paroling from prison in 2009. He is the director of the Challenging E-Carceration project at MediaJustice and the co-director of FirstFollowers Reentry Program in Champaign, Illinois. He is the author of a number of books, including (with Vic Liu) The Warehouse: A Visual Primer on Mass Incarceration, Understanding E-Carceration, and the award-winning Understanding Mass Incarceration.