If the system is functioning as it is designed to, then “reform” will almost always find ways to reinforce the norm.
Fifty years ago, prisoners overpowered guards and took over much of the notorious New York prison.
Incarcerated LGBTQ people are finding creative ways to claim public space and gather in solidarity.
Biden must address the harm wrought by racist measures included in bipartisan prison reform legislation.
After nearly 15 years behind bars, Erika Ray is getting another day in court.
Some state government websites have stopped posting updates on COVID-19 cases in prisons and long-term care facilities.
A “closure” sometimes means the use of prisons as training sites that perpetuate oppression elsewhere.
Truthout is proud to announce the winners of the Keeley Schenwar Memorial Essay Prize.
Emile DeWeaver describes six days of abuse in solitary confinement as a child.
A 6-year-old child dreams of the day her incarcerated father will come home.