I'm on Death Row for Punching a Man
After three decades, I feel like I’m dying a slow death.
The #MeToo Movement Has Reached Prison
Prisoners have remained silent—some out of shame, others out of fear of retaliation, but most because that’s just the way it’s always been.
All the Ways Being White Helped Me Avoid Prison
As a young, educated white girl, I confused everyone I encountered in law enforcement.
My Gay Prison Gang Fights Neo-Nazis
They call us the Rainbow Warriors.
What Kindness Means to Death Row Inmates Like Me
Human beings insist on being social creatures, no matter how much you indoctrinate or denigrate them.
Portrait of an Unrepentant Murderer in Prison
I would never wish it on anyone, but there are just some people you can tell will be back in prison over and over again.
What It’s Like to Be a Cutter in Prison
This isn’t a place that provides treatment, help, or even empathy to those who suffer from stress, depression, and mental illness.
The Inmate I Took Under My Wing Didn't Survive Prison
I failed to realize that staying out of trouble is as much about mental health as it is about physical safety.
Kimberly Davoren as told to Mustafa Z. Mirza
All the Crazy Things I Saw in Prison During Hurricane Harvey
We were stuck in a ghost town, and ours were the only lives left.
How I Survived Cancer in Prison
I fought first for my rights, and then for my life.
The Brutal Politics of Snitching in Prison
It sounds simple, but I’ve seen guys who called themselves “rat smashers” pick the wrong rat to smash.
George T. Wilkerson
A Minute by Minute Guide to Surviving a Day in Prison
You could get butchered and the guards wouldn’t know it until they discovered your bloodless corpse lying crumpled on the walkway.