Richie Merritt (left) compared to an older image of Rich Wershe Jr., the subject of the film White Boy Rick.
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The Story of White Boy Rick: How a Teenager Was Left to Rot In Prison

After helping the FBI at 15, Rick Wersche Jr. was put in prison for a life they helped. In 1987, he got life without parole at 17. He is still there today.   By the age of 16, most teenagers are experiencing their firsts in life. First car, first job, first love. Richard Wershe Jr.’s Read More…

In Episode 1 of Wentworth, we are introduced to the women prisoners and a prison baby being raised behind bars.
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Wentworth: Gritty Women’s Prison Drama Returns to Netflix Screens

Wentworth, an Australia-based gritty prison drama is returning back to Netflix screens. Season 7 is expected to be as dark and deep as previous seasons. What is Wentworth? It’s a contemporary prison drama about women inmates that began in 2013. It follows the story of a wife sentenced to a women’s prison for attempting to Read More…

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Life After Girls Incarcerated: Brianna Guerra Teaches Forgiveness to Teen Girls

The most infamous inmate of Girls Incarcerated, Brianna Guerra, shows troubled teens everywhere a life after crime is possible. You can start over, and forgive those who have wronged you. Brianna Guerra, the self-proclaimed bad girl from Netflix’s Girls Incarcerated has turned over a new leaf. After spending four years of her youth in and out Read More…

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5 Podcasts About Prisons: Keeping Loved Ones & Advocates in the Loop

Podcasts are audio programs that go out over the Web for free. In this piece, we profile five podcasts about prisons that you can download and listen to whenever you want. They touch on subjects from life in prison to the innocent project.  5 of the Best Prison-Related Podcasts on the Internet Use these five Read More…

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OITNB VS Wentworth: 2 Netflix Women’s Prison Series Coming from Different Angles

Do you love Orange Is The New Black, but haven’t checked out Wentworth yet? Well, you have no idea what you’re missing. This too-gritty-for-tv Netflix series is dark and much more realistic. Netflix Women’s Prison Series: Orange Is the New Black VS Wentworth Like OITNB, Wentworth is also set in a women’s prison where the Read More…

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Top 7 Prison Docuseries Taking Netflix Viewers by Storm in 2018

Docu-series on Netflix are having a blast making life interesting for their fans. Shows like Making a Murderer are making fans become and feel like armchair detectives. Here are the top seven docu-series with prison-related subjects on Netflix. We have ranked them from best to least interesting. Top 7 Netflix Prison Docu-Series – August 2018 Read More…

Laura Gomez as Blanca Flores in a scene from Orange is the New Black.
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Orange Is the New Black Makes ICE Connection Under Trump’s Administration

Season 6 of Orange Is the New Black reflects a lot on Trump’s zero-tolerance policy. While the show keeps anyone riveted to their seats, it provides a peak into the racial imbalances. Spoiler Alert: OITNB Touches on Immigration & US Prisons One of the storylines of this season’s OITNB on Netflix (including the final episode, spoiler Read More…

Benicio del Toro and Paul Dano on the set of Escape at Dannemora.
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Showtime’s ‘Escape at Dannemora’: The Real Love-Triangle and Prison Break Story

Escape at Dannemore is Showtime’s version of the real-life prison break in 2015. Starring two prisoners and an employee who helps break them out of prison.   The prison escape three years ago involving two prisoners and a forbidden prison love story has caught the attention of the camera. The event boomed the media in Read More…

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Freedom Defined by ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 6

In the new season of ‘Orange is the New Black’, certain characters illustrate the nuances of what freedom means for inmates after their sentence. Season 6 of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ launched on July 27th. The Netflix series has reached a point where traditional freedom is now an option for some inmates, stirring up Read More…

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Good News For The ‘Making a Murderer’ Fans: New Docuseries Coming

New docuseries based on the popular Making of A Murderer on Netflix. The prosecution is able to give their side of the story on Steven Avery’s case.   Many fans of the amazing Making a Murderer docuseries now have a reason to smile. The follow-up project is coming soon! This follow-up project is titled Convicting Read More…