by Carimah Townes Posted on March 20, 2015
Officials chanted "punish the inmate."
by Kira Lerner Posted on March 10, 2015
The 1,157 inmates in the Jefferson Correctional Institution make up 43 percent of the voting age population of one district in the county, but they cannot actually vote.
by Carimah Townes Posted on March 4, 2015 Updated: March 4, 2015
His argument belittles thousands of inmates who are victimized every year.
by Carimah Townes Posted on February 23, 2015 Updated: February 24, 2015
Private vendors make millions of dollars off of deposits for inmates.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 16, 2015 Updated: February 16, 2015
Snow-sieged Boston is using prison inmates to help dig out from the latest in a series of harsh winter storms.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 13, 2015
The women described their experiences giving birth behind bars as "painful," "horrible," and "degrading."
by Carimah Townes Posted on February 12, 2015 Updated: February 13, 2015
Vermin? No problem!
by Carimah Townes Posted on February 6, 2015 Updated: February 6, 2015
If allegations are true, the jail he was housed in is responsible.
by Carimah Townes Posted on February 4, 2015 Updated: February 4, 2015
Another victory for prisoners in California.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 27, 2015 Updated: January 28, 2015
There's good and bad news for black men and women in the criminal justice system.