prison gangs

prison riots

16 People Were Decapitated In Another Brutal Prison Riot in Brazil

In May, a three-day riot incited by rival gang violence across four prisons in Manaus left 55 dead.
Trone Dowd
7.29.19
Life Inside

Why I Finally Left My Prison Skinhead Gang

White supremacists were my family, until my own horrible act of violence against a friend showed me I had to walk away.
Daniel J. Royston
6.30.17
crime

A Private-Prison CEO Is Actually Testifying About a Brutal Assault in His Facility

A trial starting this week offers a rare window into the workings of the typically opaque private-prison industry, which is due for a big boost under Donald Trump.
Casey Tolan
2.13.17
brazil

Brazil’s largest cocaine cartels are waging a bloody war in the country’s prisons

Ricardo Martinez
1.12.17
News

How California Prison Inmates Fought to Change Solitary Confinement, and Won

After a prisoner hunger strike and a lawsuit, the authorities will no longer be able to throw inmates in solitary just for allegedly belonging to a gang.
Lauren Lee White
9.2.15
News

This Is What It's Like to Belong to a Prison Gang in the Deep South

Drugs, guns, bombs, fights—it seems like the Simon City Royals are into all kinds of mischief in Mississippi.
Seth Ferranti
6.17.15
News

Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

One inmate says that prison gangs and even guards team up to assault and sometimes kill sex offenders.
Seth Ferranti
2.18.15
News

We Called a California Inmate to Talk About Illegal Smartphones in Prisons

He broke down how much the devices cost, their availability, how they get in, what they're being used for, and the consequences of getting caught with one.
Seth Ferranti
2.4.15
News

The Feds Are Trying to Decimate the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

This week seven members of the powerful race-based prison gang were sentenced for their roles in its culture of violence.
Seth Ferranti
11.14.14
prison reform

Murder, Mayhem, and Meditation (Full Length)

Murder, Mayhem, and Meditation (Full Length)
تجربة
7.7.14
americas

Murder, Mayhem, and Meditation

We talk to Trixie about what life is like for a transgender woman in prison.
تجربة
7.3.14
Pen Pals

Don’t Stick Dominoes in Your Dick

Some guys in prison like to get together in the bathroom, puncture their penises with a little slice, and then insert an implant. From what I hear, usually they break off a piece of a domino and insert it up under the foreskin area, or sometimes, down...
Bert Burykill
3.22.13