The jail has become the largest mental health care provider in the US.
"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
A new multimedia tablet program means that inmates will be unable to keep the mp3s and players they purchased under a previous for-profit program.
We weren't actually allowed to garden, but that didn't stop us from doing it.
We got an early peak at the numbers from a new study of brain injuries in an American prison, and they aren't pretty.
In federal prison, you form friendships with gang members, violent men, and a whole slew of drug dealers and users of every variety. What happens after that is sensitive.
Inmates are dying preventable deaths as the feds try to get local sheriffs in line.
"This is really more than just an album; it’s about a movement. This documentary is meant to give the world a closer look at TC's story and what I'm trying to do with this album."
"I've been locked up for a nickel bag of weed before, so to be able to walk around without the fear of the police bothering you is great. Getting weed [legally] is like a blessing."
Talking to inmates and employees at one of the biggest jails in America.
Nick Vedros's photo project Faces of Changes aims to humanize the men and women who are actively changing their lives through a prison rehabilitation program aimed to lower recidivism rates.
When AIDS first appeared on the scene in the 1980s, America was pursuing policies that lead to the mass incarceration of blacks exposed to HIV through intravenous drug use and crack-related sex work.