It seems not all members are as politically literate as once assumed, but for many who grew up in the 2000s, the band offered accessible primers on mass incarceration, police brutality and the war on drugs.
Four prisoners share stories from inside Texas prison, where the The Pen-City Writers help the condemned have a voice.
We weren't actually allowed to garden, but that didn't stop us from doing it.
Mario Ayala leverages colorful imagery, religion, and correspondence to bridge cultural divides.
I felt like a virgin on my wedding night—eager to put this thing to use, not sure if it'll hurt.
His first name was Timothy. I hadn't known that, because we get punished for using guards' first names.
Inmates across America are staging strikes and protests over what many call a system of slave labor inside the prison-industrial complex.
All day long I think about how many steps I take, and what I have to do next.
I got to the point where I easily made $16,000 each month.
Some former prisons now cater to haunted-house enthusiasts and people who believe in the paranormal.
Together you get your financial house in order, finalize his will, take baths, and cry.
For up to 100 hours a week, Renea Royster helps prison inmates post on Facebook, meet women, and keep track of fantasy sports, among other projects.