Tina Karen has been a lifestyle blogger for a while now. As she writes her many blog posts, she makes sure to highlight all the major points of interests 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 articles for prison loved ones on the Prison Rideshare Network.
An inmate holding a stack of books amidst a prison book ban.
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Sex and Violence: Books and Publications Banned from Louisiana Prisons

Approximately 950 books have been banned by the Louisiana Department of Corrections. Some of these books include: Fifty Shades of Grey Black Panther Google for Dummies Lady Gaga Extreme Style These are books written by the renowned author Zane. The Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur: Don’t let your past Read More…

Rapper Meek Mill next to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf during his proposal for criminal justice and prison reform.
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Meek Mill’s New Foundation on US Criminal Justice Reforms

The rapper Meek Mill has recently raised his concerns for criminal justice reforms. He has announced the launch of a foundation to support prison reforms. The Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur: Don’t let your past dictate your future. You can still achieve your financial goals, even if you’ve served Read More…

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman being escorted away by government agents.
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Famous Prisoners: Witness Talks El Chapo Trial and the Drug Cartel’s Fall

During the drug lord El Chapo’s prosecution, a witness highlights major elements of the famous prisoner’s life along with the fall of his drug cartel. Miguel Angel Martinez has explained the events that led Joaquin Guzman, El Chapo, a child born in poverty ending up as the head of a very notorious cartel. He gives Read More…

Ban the Box makes it possible for more people with records to land job interviews.
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Fair Chance Policies: How ‘Ban the Box’ Helps Ex-Prisoners Get Jobs

Over 150 cities and 33 states are now adopting Ban the Box movement. This is a policy that prompts employers to first consider a candidate’s qualifications before looking at their conviction records. The policy breathed its life from the works of All of Us or None. What Is ‘All of Us or None’? This grassroots Read More…

Hamilton County’s TOWER Program Job Fair for Inmates
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New Book Launch: The Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur

Are you seeking ways to assist your incarcerated loved one to find a job after he/she is released from prison? We have good news tailored just for you… a comprehensive guide has been created to help you with this. This book is designed to help ex-convicts land jobs after they have been released from prison. Read More…

A group of Issue 1 supporters posing for a picture.
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Prisons & Death: What You Need to Know About Issue 1 Ohio

Issue 1 Ohio is set for the ballot. It seeks to reduce the sentences for drug-related offences. There are proponents and supporters with their arguments. Coroners in Ohio have a big problem with an agenda on the statewide ballot. Their association has voiced their concerns. They state they will not support the measures that make Read More…

Bill Cosby frowning while being escorted on a dim day.
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Bill Cosby Appeals His Prison Term, Requests New Trial

Bill Cosby’s attorneys have filed an appeal to the judge who sentenced him. The allege discretion with the judge, and seek the sentence vacated. Bill Cosby has recently filed a petition to the judge that sentenced him requesting a reduction of his sentence. As we know, Cosby was charged with sexual assault. He appealed to Read More…

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Is Kanye West About to Become President Trump’s New UN Ambassador?

President Trump and Jared Kushner will meet with Rapper Kanye West on Thursday, October 11. They plan to discuss gang violence and prison reform in Chicago. Many people on Twitter are making speculations. They believe that it’s no coincidence that Kanye is meeting with Trump right after Nikki Haley’s UN Ambassador resignation. They are insinuating Read More…

Pictures of Ronald Coleman and Brian Y. Ambroise, two prison officers accused of sexually assaulting prison inmates.
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Officers Charged with Sexual Assault at a New Jersey Women’s Prison

NJ Advance Media discovered sexual assault of inmates at the only New Jersey women’s prison. These assaults were being carried out by the employees.   Sexual Assault Scandal in New Jersey Prison Sexual assault indictments from New Jersey’s only women’s prison have been filed. One correctional officer has formerly been charged with sexual assault. He Read More…

Mental health is a very fragile thing that must be secured. If our prison system is doing less to rehabilitate ex-convicts and doing more harm that can lead to recidivism and suicide, something needs to change.
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Alabama DOC Fails to Meet Deadlines, Could Be Held in Contempt

Alabama prisons to answer why they have not met deadlines to improve staffing and issues for the lawsuit filed on behalf of mentally ill inmates. Myron Thompson, a U.S District Judge, issued an order against the Alabama DOC. The judge acted on a request made by inmates’ lawyers who filed a lawsuit against the DOC. Read More…