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Migrants in Detention Are Suffering Widespread Abuse and Neglect

Donald Trump's move to end family separations won't solve the deeper problems plaguing the facilities housing adults and children.
Eoin Higgins
4 days ago
true crime
true crime

We Asked Inmates How Paul Manafort Will Get Treated in Jail

The former Donald Trump campaign boss got locked up Friday after being accused of witness tampering. This could get ugly.
Seth Ferranti
6.19.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

All the Crap I Put Up with Transitioning to Male in Prison

"Well, you’re still a she for now, anyway," the doctor told me when I started hormone therapy.
Ethan Ybabes
6.15.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

I Rebuilt Malcolm X's Old Prison Debate Team

The audience responded with a chorus of laughter as I won points for my team—and for incarcerated people everywhere.
Daniel S. Throop
6.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The True Story Behind 'White Boy' Rick

Seth Ferranti talks about his correspondence with Richard Wershe, a.k.a. White Boy Rick, a teenager who gained notoriety for underworld drug dealing.
VICE Staff
6.1.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

This Is What Your Final Minutes in Prison Feel Like

I used to wear my clothes very big and baggy; now all the jeans fit very tight. I stare at one of the porters for assurance that I look cool.
Robert Wright
6.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Welcome to 2018: President Donald Trump Just Met with Kim Kardashian

We know it's all very confusing. Please allow us to explain.
Drew Schwartz
5.31.18
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

What It’s Like to Share Art and Letters with Queer Prison Inmates

LGBTQ pen pals talk about art, discrimination, TV, prison showers, and more.
David Ly
5.24.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

Everything Always Turns to Shit on Death Row

Even a breakfast of boiled eggs and cheese somehow gets screwed up by a rogue inmate.
Timothy White
5.18.18
crime
crime

My Time in an Outlaw Motorcycle Club Taught Me It's OK to Cry

Imagine a culture in which dead friends and lost childhoods are the norm.
Mahmood Fazal
5.13.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

How I Stayed Out of a Gang When My Dad Was Arrested

Selling drugs seemed like such an easy way to help your family with money. But I was small for my age and feared getting "jumped" as part of gang initiations.
Kevin
5.11.18
documentaries
documentaries

Revolving Doors: An Ex-Con's Journey Back to Prison

Filmmaker James Burns spent two years following Jason Bobbitt, a father of five who, despite attempts to retain meaningful employment, fails and returns to prison.
VICE Staff
5.7.18