prison

Life Inside
Life Inside

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
5 days ago
immigration
immigration

The Government Isn't Doing Anything to Reunite This Family It Broke Apart

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to do everything it can to reunify families separated at the border, but some children and parents remain trapped in different countries.
Meredith Hoffman
8.6.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

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.
Deidre McDonald
8.3.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

How I Survived Cancer in Prison

I fought first for my rights, and then for my life.
Heather Hodges
7.27.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

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
7.20.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

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.
Jerry Metcalf
7.13.18
short film
short film

This New Short Film Shows Life in Isolation for Imprisoned Refugees

If there's one thing you watch today, make it Bassam Tariq's heart-wrenching, four-minute 'Wa'ad.'
Emerson Rosenthal
7.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Paul Manafort Says He's Being Treated Like a 'VIP' in Jail

Apparently he's got his own cell with a private bathroom, access to a phone and computer, and doesn't have to wear a uniform.
Drew Schwartz
7.11.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

I Learned to Play Violin in Prison

Then I used music to grieve my father's death.
Jason Naradzay
7.6.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

My Prison Confiscated a 'Game of Thrones' Book Because Maps

I guess I won’t be escaping to Westeros!
Kimberly Hricko
6.29.18
immigration
immigration

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
6.21.18
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