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Prison Guards Told Us What It's Like Working with the Most Violent Inmates

In British prisons, "one percenters" are those deemed so unruly that they spend the majority of their sentences in solitary confinement.
Nick Chester
3.12.19
Drug tests

Former Inmates Told Us How They Beat Drug Tests While Behind Bars

You learn quite a few tricks in the pen.
Seth Ferranti
9.28.18
At Play in the Carceral State

Dragons in the Department of Corrections

Inmates at a Colorado's maximum security prison use 'Dungeons & Dragons' to collaborate and exercise their creativity... all without dice.
Elisabeth de Kleer
7.24.17
50 states of art

Female Inmates Bare Their Souls for Emotional Portraits in KY

Photographer Ashley Stinson set out to shoot women working in male-dominated industries. She ended up at a prison.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.7.17
50 states of art

Female Inmates Bare Their Souls for Emotional Portraits in KY

Photographer Ashley Stinson set out to shoot women working in male-dominated industries. She ended up at a prison.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.7.17
mental health

The Prison System Is Designed to Ignore Mental Illness

Negligence, delays in diagnosis, and flat-out abuse are rampant.
Maggie Puniewska
6.1.17
mental health

We Asked What It's Like to Have a Mental Illness in Prison

"I didn’t need medication. I needed someone to talk to."
Maggie Puniewska
5.30.17
activist art

Floridians Hack Google to Display Poetry by Inmates in Miami

As part of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, South Florida residents are altering Google’s autocomplete by typing in one-line poems penned by incarcerated people in Miami.
Monica Uszerowicz
4.16.17
prison

MUNCHIES Presents: A Night at InGalera

Silvia Boccardi
1.18.17
mental health

A Popular Form of Meditation is Helping Inmates Chill Out

Nearly 80 percent of female prisoners saw benefits in a recent study.
Kristen Dold
1.17.17
prison

Why Are British Prisoners Rioting More Than Ever?

From Birmingham to the Isle of Sheppy, there hasn't been this much unrest among the prison population in a generation.
Tess Reidy
1.9.17
Narcomania

Prisons in the UK Are Facing a Synthetic Marijuana Epidemic

The government has described the synthetic weed Spice as "the most serious threat to the safety and security of the prison system," and it's not wrong.
Max Daly
12.8.16
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