StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro recently sat down with filmmaker and youth advocate Bobby Marvin Holmes to discuss his new documentary film, “Free Young Blood: Combating the Mass Incarceration of Black Males,” which he co-directed with Justin Gladden. Holmes and I discussed the content of the film, as well as the implications of the work for criminal justice policy and Baltimore’s electoral politics.

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This interview was originally published by OnBckgrnd.com, on Apr. 12, 2016.