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Top 10 True Crime TV Shows, Movies & Books That Shaped 2017 (Video Clips)

In the spirit of our Famous Prisoners series, here is a list of 10 of the best true crime TV shows, movies and books for 2017. Watch out for these hits in 2018. Top 10 List of True Crime TV Shows, Movies & Books for 2017 This year is almost gone, and will soon become history. […]

DMX Looks Cracked Out These Days
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Washed Up Rapper DMX Facing Serious Prison Time… Again (Video)

Rapper DMX faces up to 40 years in prison for tax evasion. But a subsequent plea at the Manhattan federal court could fetch him between 57 and 60 months behind bars. DMX was charged for evading up to $1.7 million that should have gone to the IRS. The has-been rap star had initially denied the […]

Remy Ma & Papoose on a Prison Visit
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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 […]

Inmate Mingle helps prisoners find people to date on the outside.
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Inmate Mingle: New Free Mobile Prison Dating App Hits the Scene (Video)

Who would believe there’d be a mobile prison dating app for meeting incarcerated offenders? It’s called Inmate Mingle. And, it’s very popular these days. New Free Mobile Prison Dating App: Inmate Mingle Hits the Scene Inmate Mingle allows incarcerated offenders to chat and possibly date people on the outside for free. Many people love developing […]

Rae Carruth has never once reached out to the son he paid to have murdered.
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Ex-NFL Player Rae Carruth 11 Months Closer to Freedom & Son He Wanted Dead (Video)

Former NFL player Rae Carruth is scheduled to be released from prison on October 22, 2018. Carruth will have served 19 years in prison by then for conspiring to kill his pregnant baby’s mama, Cherica Adams, in 1999. Adams was shot four times by a gunman named Watkins who confessed in court that he had […]

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Indianapolis Inmate Creates Her Own Re-Entry Program That Helps the Local Community (Video)

Forty-four-year-old Vanessa Thompson has led other women prisoners to solve two problems with the same stroke in Indianapolis. She developed a re-entry program that enables released inmates to renovate abandoned houses with opportunities to also live in them. There are over 10,000 abandoned houses and lots in Indianapolis – yet housing problems send ex-convicts back […]

Devin Patrick Kelley antifascist action
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Texas Church Shooter Devin Kelley Charged With Animal Cruelty Before Killing 26 People (Video)

Devin Patrick Kelley on Sunday opened fire on a church in Texas and killed 26 people. He was a former Air Force employee who had been charged with animal cruelty before. Kelley was also convicted of spousal and child abuse in times past. Today, he’s the latest on our growing list of famous prisoners. The Ugly […]

Oprah's Prison Visit
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The Reason Behind Oprah Winfrey Prison Story Pitch on 60 Minutes (Video)

Oprah Winfrey believes the use of solitary confinement deserves scrutiny, which is why she pitched a story about the topic for this week’s 60 Minutes broadcast. As a Special Contributor, Winfrey details how she ended up in a prison cell at the most notorious state penitentiary in America: Pelican Bay State Prison in California (PBSP). Oprah Winfrey’s Day in […]

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VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey to Report on Her Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison on 60 Minutes Sunday

Oprah Winfrey was recently at Pelican Bay State Prison in California. She also visited the renowned Security Housing Unit (SHU) of the facility where tortures are alleged to be carried out. Winfrey will be broadcasting her report on the SHU on 60 Minutes Sunday on October 22 by 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT. […]

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(VIDEO) Jailed Offenders Were Childhood Victims Long Before They Became Adult Offenders

Histories of several jailed offenders reveal they were victimized in their childhoods long before they became adult offenders. Thousands of prison inmates became prisoners as a direct or remote consequence of their childhood experiences. A case in point is that of 43-year-old Rob Sullivan, who just got released from the Enfield Correctional Institution. Sullivan was […]