Tina Karen has been a lifestyle blogger for a while now. As she writes her my blog posts, she makes sure to highlight all the major points rather than only emphasizing the areas she finds preferable. Tina possess a soft voice that comes in handy and enables her to do voice overs. She currently writes news article for prison loved ones on the Prison Rideshare Network.

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These Prison Wives Are Credited with the “Sanity” of the Menendez Brothers

The Menendez brothers, Lyle and Erik, were convicted of murdering their parents 30 years ago. This resulted in them being given life sentences. Both have prison wives who support them and help keep their prison marriages strong. Having being imprisoned in the 90’s, the Menendez Brothers can barely relate to the changes that have occurred […]

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Courtney Pollard: Road to Recovery After Prison

Courtney Pollard is a 38 year old woman. She is a mother of 5 and a grandmother. Pollard sings at the Redemption Church. She feels peaceful and the congregation accepts her and appreciates her singing. Courtney Pollard: Her Incarceration Pollard served a 7 year sentence grand larceny, escape and drug possession charges. Courtney Pollard: Other […]

Trevor Noah (right) interviews Gucci Mane (left) about his prison time and upcoming book The Autobiography of Gucci Mane.
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Trevor Noah Interviews Atlanta Rapper About ‘The Autobiography of Gucci Mane’

The rapper from Atlanta known as Gucci Mane stopped by the Daily Show for an interview with Trevor Noah. He was here to talk about his new book, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane. Famous Prisoner Gucci Mane’s Life in Lockup Trevor Noah asked Gucci Mane how his life in prison was while doing time. Gucci […]

Earlier 2017, 50 detainees went on hunger strikes in NWDC protesting horrid living conditions.
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Horrid Conditions Lead to Lawsuit Against Washington’s Only Private Prison

The Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) located in Tacoma, WA houses people awaiting civil immigration hearings or deportations. It is the State of Washington’s only private prison. Recently, the company that manages the for-profit prison, GEO Group, was served with a lawsuit from the Attorney General’s office. Washington’s Only Private Prison Becomes Target of Private Prison Lawsuit […]

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The Need for More Return Programs for New Jersey Inmates

There are roughly 41,000 men and women incarcerated in prisons and jails in New Jersey. It costs $54,000 per year to sustain these New Jersey inmates every year. The Major Concern About a third of these inmates end up back in prison within a few years of their release. This is therefore a waste of […]

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Kristal Bush is Bridging the Gap: The Reunification of a Prison Family (Video)

Kristal Bush is a young lady with an incarcerated brother and father.  Yes she is the typical, ever statistical kid with a parent behind bars. Her brother and father have both been incarcerated for 11 and 25 years, respectively. She has only ever known her father behind bars. You can only imagine how hard it […]

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Famous Prisoners: ‘Son of Sam’ David Berkowitz Claims He Was Trying to Appease the Devil

David Berkowitz is a 64 year old man from Yonkers. He is known by Son of Sam and the 44 Caliber Killer due to his serial killings record. Berkowitz has been in prison for the last 40 years for a string of NYC shootings and murders. The Son of Sam has been locked up for so […]

Daniel Newkirk (left) and Josh Daniel (right) are Boyle County Detention Center inmates speaking to teens about drugs on the Truth Tour.
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Inmate ‘Truth Tour’ Teaches Teens That Drugs Lead to Jail or Death

Josh Daniel and Daniel Newkirk are inmates at the Boyle County Detention Center in Danville, KY . They are both participating in the Substance Abuse Program, speaking to teens about the effects of drugs as part of the Truth Tour. What Are “Truth Tours” All About? This is a new prison community program started in the Boyle […]

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Famous Prisoners: PEOPLE Magazine Features True Crime Stories That Inspired Law & Order

Law & Order made it’s television debut in 1990. It was an American series about police (law) and legal (order) procedures. This hit NBC crime drama was created by Dick Wolf. The series relied heavily on true crime stories as motivation for its writers. Brandon Tartikoff, who was the NBC President then, once did an interview […]

The Juice is Getting Out of the Nevada State Prison System Soon.
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Famous Prisoners: The “Must Knows” About O.J. Simpson’s Release Date

Everyone is anticipating Famous Prisoner O.J. Simpson’s release date. It is scheduled to happen in the early part of October 2017. The Juice is 70 years old now. He was convicted of robbery and has served 9 years in jail in Nevada. In July, he was granted bail. Get ready, Florida! The Juice is coming […]