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Over 100 Inmates Have Been Bailed Out in The Largest Mass Bail in History
Seventy-five per cent of the people on Rikers are eventually released without ever being sentenced to prison, which suggests most of the people there aren’t much of a threat to public safety.
PHOTOS: Life on the Streets of San Francisco Through the Lens of Ex-Inmates
Although free, these two men are still fighting to break free of the system.
How Men in Prison Reacted to Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation
"The hypocrisy in this country, and in our leaders, is astounding."
What Happens When Your Dad Raises Your Whole Family to Be Criminals
"Rooster Bogle would take his sons out once a week or so to visit a prison near Salem, Oregon where they lived and say, 'Look carefully, boys, because when you grow up, this is where you're going to live.'"
The #MeToo Movement Has Reached Prison
Prisoners have remained silent—some out of shame, others out of fear of retaliation, but most because that’s just the way it’s always been.
Portrait of an Unrepentant Murderer in Prison
I would never wish it on anyone, but there are just some people you can tell will be back in prison over and over again.
What It’s Like to Be a Cutter in Prison
This isn’t a place that provides treatment, help, or even empathy to those who suffer from stress, depression, and mental illness.
All the Crazy Things I Saw in Prison During Hurricane Harvey
We were stuck in a ghost town, and ours were the only lives left.
How I Survived Cancer in Prison
I fought first for my rights, and then for my life.
The Brutal Politics of Snitching in Prison
It sounds simple, but I’ve seen guys who called themselves “rat smashers” pick the wrong rat to smash.
George T. Wilkerson
I Learned to Play Violin in Prison
Then I used music to grieve my father's death.
The Man Who Almost Killed Me Only Did 120 Days in Jail
Before I knew it, my trainer had wrapped my face and head in Saran wrap and was beating me and smashing my head into the wall.