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Coweta County Prison's Very 1st Reentry Program Class Graduation
Editors' PicksRecidivism in the US

Georgia Prison Helps Overcome Recidivism through Reentry Classes

Former prison inmates have hard times securing jobs on the outside. Reentry classes help overcome recidivism by preparing them for financial security. Not being able to make a living to support themselves and their families is a major problem. It forces many ex-inmates to go back to crimes. Then they get caught again and land […]

Offender Monnek Hall, left, spends time with her daughter Ayona Hall, age 13..
Editors' PicksParenting from Behind BarsPrison Families & Loved OnesPrison KidsPrison System Issues

Girl Scouts Beyond Bars: Prison Daughters Get Special Visits with Their Incarcerated Moms

Prison kids are apparently the ones who suffer the most when their parents are incarcerated. Girl Scouts Beyond Bars helps these Forgotten Daughters of Crime bond with their incarcerated moms. A Young Girl’s Prison Visit with Her Mom Behind Bars They are denied their right to dedicated biological parenting which is a disservice to a society looking to […]

Remy Ma & Papoose on a Prison Visit
Editors' PicksMass IncarcerationPrison System IssuesRecidivism in the USVideos & Audios

American Rappers Employ Hip-Hop Lyrics to Raise Awareness for Incarceration Injustices (Part 2)

2 part series: Black entertainers, such as Hip Hop rappers and movie producers, have resorted to using their crafts to harp on justice equality and prison reform across the United States. They relate to the Black community and other minority groups. Click Here to Read Part 1 Several of these Hip Hop artists have been sentenced […]

J. Cole visited San Quentin State Prison to discuss mass incarceration, which he addresses in his album 4 Your Eyez Only.
Editors' PicksMass IncarcerationPrison System IssuesRecidivism in the USSchool to Prison Pipeline

Rappers Use Hip-Hop Lyrics to Raise Awareness of Black Selective Justice

2-Part Series: African Americans are the underdog targets of selective justice in the United States. Some Hip Hop artists work hard to advocate for change. Blacks in America are generally at a disadvantage and expected to lose. They are the targets of selective justice. So, it’s not surprising that People of Color dominate the jails and […]

Sharon Tate Manson Family Victims
Editors' PicksFamous Prisoners Series

The Manson Family Victims: Let’s Never Forget Their Names

With recent death of cult leader Charles Manson, it’s time to take remember his “family’s” victims. Today is a good day to do our part to keep his victims’ names alive. Manson Family Victims: The Ones You Don’t Know About In 1969, Manson directed his group, also known as The Manson Family, to start a […]

Black-ish criticised by fans for casting Chris Brown in an episode about the treatment of black women.
Editors' PicksPrison TV, Series, Movies, Games

Black-ish’s Brilliant Perspective on Having a Loved One in Prison

Black-ish is an ABC series that’s essentially a comedy sitcom. However, its writers have chosen to tackle the ideas of prisoners and jails in the US quite brilliantly. The . Still, it uses up all of its resources to make a point on the state of society today. Throughout its four seasons, the writers have touched on […]

Mary Brunner, mother of Charlie's 3rd son, was never really a mother to her prison child.
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Charles Manson’s 3rd Son with Cult Member was Not a Prison Child (Videos)

At the time of his imprisonment, Charles Manson left behind several children. The Manson Family used to live at a place called Spahn Ranch. There, he fathered his 3rd son, Michael Brunner, with cult member Mary Brunner. Names of Manson’s Biologically Proven Sons There were multiple kids born at Spahn Ranch whose paternity’s are unknown. A few […]