Mississippi Burning: Edgar Ray Killen Leaves Court on Gurney on June 17, 2005
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Former Ku Klux Klan Leader Dies in Prison for 1964 ‘Mississippi Burning’ Murders

A white supremacist convicted of masterminding the killings of three civil rights workers depicted in the movie, Mississippi Burning, has died in prison. Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, died at the Mississippi State Penitentiary on Thursday at age 92. He was sentenced to 60 years in prison in 2005 at age […]

Prison Break: Does Lincoln Figure Out Michael's Whereabouts?
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Fox Hints At Bringing New Iteration of Prison Break to TV Screens

Fox executives have come up with an awesome idea for a new iteration of the hit TV series Prison Break. We have the details here. Is a New Iteration of Prison Break Coming Soon? Movie lovers may look forward to a new iteration of the series Prison Break again. This was revealed by Fox’s president […]

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Trump Develops ‘Bully Pulpit’ to Support After-Release Services to Fight Recidivism

Often, people leaving prisons after they’re released find life too difficult. This causes them to go back to their crime life and be arrested again (recidivism). Trump claims his Bully Pulpit will fix that. Donald Trump’s White House Deploys ‘Bully Pulpit’ President Trump deployed a bully pulpit which will help in turning released prisoners’ lives around. To […]

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NY Focuses on Making Inmate Care Packages Unaffordable for Prison Loved Ones

Care packages are a form of hope for family members send to their loved ones in prisons. Are New York’s inmate care packages affordable for prison families and other loved ones? These inmate packages simply remind the prisoners that they still have loved ones on the outside. They can consist of food or other goods. Are Inmate […]

Rikers: An American Jail
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Mass Incarceration: Black Law Students Celebrate MLK Weekend with Film Screening (Video)

The University of South Carolina’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is celebrating MLK Weekend with a screening of the Rikers: An American Jail documentary. This year’s event is marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. After the film screening, a discussion will follow with a panel of experts. This MLK Weekend event is billed […]

Going to prison does not make you less of a person. But it does make it systematically, intentionally, institutionally much harder to be treated like one.
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New Jersey Prisons Lift Ban on “The New Jim Crow” Book For Inmates

The ban earlier placed on Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness has been lifted in New Jersey. This was in response to pressures mounted by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The book is a New York Times bestseller that focuses on the problems of mass incarceration.   […]

February 2017 Mugshot of Illinois Transgender Inmate Deon Hampton
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Transgender Inmate’s Abuse Allegations Spark Move to Women’s Prison

The Illinois Department of Corrections has agreed to move a transgender inmate to another facility. The decision is in response to an earlier request made by the transgender’s lawyers. Illinois Transgender Prison Inmate Alleges Abuse Twenty-six-year-old Deon “Strawberry” Hampton made the request on allegations that guards and inmates abuse her. Hampton is serving a 10-year […]

Charles Manson seems to have two different wills with two different signatures. Which is legit?
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Fights Continue as Charles Manson’s Body Remains on Ice at County Morgue

It is becoming a serious matter to solve… who should get Charles Manson’s body? Michael Channels, who was Manson’s pen pal, together with five other people are battling over the corpse in any way possible. Michael Channels on Manson’s Body Remains At the very moment, the Charlie’s body is preserved in a California morgue. Michael […]

Kevin Gates Celebrates Father's Day with His Kids.
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Kevin Gates Plans Testimonies for Kids After Prison Release

Most of the time when people are released from prisons, there is this “new you” that manifests. Kevin Gates is no exception. He has his own plans and testimonies to share with the youth after his prison release. Kevin Gates Finds Bad Luck in 2017 Kevin Gates is planning on tell his life story while […]