Incarceration

prison

What It's Like Inside an 'Open' Prison

"Being in prison causes a lot of anguish. There’s nothing more than that, so we have to find a way to make confinement beneficial and not just a punishment."
Rodrigo Márquez Tizano
1.8.19
Unites States of Addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.20.18
Queerly Beloved

A Story of Friendship That Started with a Letter from Prison

On this week's episode of Queerly Beloved, a trans woman helps a gay incarcerated man reconnect with his mother after years of estrangement.
Sarah Burke
10.10.18
prison

All the Terrible Things You See and Learn as a Guard in a Private Prison

Journalist Shane Bauer worked undercover in a Louisiana prison for four months. What he discovered was shocking.
Seth Ferranti
9.18.18
Culture

A Wrongfully Jailed Artist Confronts America's Legacy of Slavery

“Our country makes money off of black bodies by keeping them in jail,” says Gianni Lee.
Genel Ambrose
7.19.18
The Plug

These Formerly Incarcerated Entrepreneurs Are Trying to Keep People Out of Prison

Unlocked Futures funds startups formed by and for people who have dealt with the justice system.
Mary Mazzoni
7.6.18
prison

This Classically Trained Chef Makes Prison Food Taste Less Like Punishment

"I'm sort of a gastronomic social worker."
Lars Roest-Madsen
5.3.18
Premieres

Southwe$t Mook Is Rap's New Underdog in "First Day In"

The Detroit based rapper puts a spin on Meek Mill's "Dreams & Nightmares" as she details her own run-ins with the law in "First Day In."
Kristin Corry
4.25.18
Culture

We Went to a Fashion Show Inside a Brazilian Prison

What started as recreational crochet lessons for detainees turned into a private runway show.
Bruno Costa
4.23.18
Noisey News

Meek Mill: "I Feel Like I Will Be Free One Day"

In an interview with CNN, Meek Mill talks to Don Lemon about the possibility of a retrial for his 2017 arrest.
Kristin Corry
4.17.18
Noisey News

Meek Mill Gives Optimistic Interview to NBC

Meek to Lester Holt: "I think God put me in this position to be able to [...] open up eyes for other young black men."
Lauren O'Neill
4.13.18
Interviews

Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers

Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.
Margaret Welsh
3.28.18
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