A new report on how Texas prisons can improve is unique: It was written solely by prisoners.
I felt like a virgin on my wedding night – eager to put this thing to use, not sure if it'll hurt.
Inmates across America are staging strikes and protests over what many call a system of slave labor inside the prison-industrial complex.
A cut means more inside than it does on the street, and that's especially true in solitary—where some guys haven't seen their own reflection in a month.
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 £12,000 each month.
Low pay, minimal breaks, and prisoners defecating on themselves are just part of the job in the extradition industry.
Some former prisons now cater to haunted house enthusiasts and people who believe in the paranormal.
My husband had no prior criminal record, and at 56, he never thought prison would be part of his life story. He's inside until May 2017.
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.
Trying to maintain contact with my loved ones turns into a maze of skipped meals, smuggled cell phones, and a whole lot of pain.