Black-ish criticised by fans for casting Chris Brown in an episode about the treatment of black women.
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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 Read More…

The Cast of Prison Break
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Wentworth Miller Pitches Amazing Storyline for Prison Break Season 6

JUST weeks after Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring revealed that the upcoming reboot would mark the Fox drama’s end, Wentworth Miller has assured the show could have a longer future than initially reported. Prison Break Season 5 May Not Be the Finale Filming for the fifth season is currently well underway, with nine more episodes Read More…

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Release Set for Documentary on the Old Iowa State Penitentiary

It used to be the oldest prison west of the Mississippi River, and now the Old Iowa State Penitentiary is being featured in a documentary that is scheduled to be released on DVD next week. In an hour-long film, the old Iowa State Penitentiary is explored. The dirty details, as well as some of the stories Read More…

Mind Hunter Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
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Why Are Americans Obsessed With Serial Killers? Netflix Drama, Mindhunter, Seeks an Answer

Americans since the 1900s have always been obsessed with serial killers. News tabloids always go into a frenzy for serial killings. And today, horror movies fill the space for rare serial murders. Whether in the early 1900s or late 2000s, one thing is clear: Americans like serial killer stories. David Fincher’s new Netflix drama, Mindhunter, Read More…

Shaka Senghor Oprah
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New Docu-Series ‘Released’ Explores Challenges of Life After Incarceration

The concept was familiar and yet weird for many in the most recent episode of “Released”– seeing a black man leave the prison after long period of incarceration meet his family and friends before going on to face his new life. This entire episode was captured by a waiting camera crew for the television. It Read More…

Released is the ex-prisoner series by Shaka Senghor. It features the story of ex-inmate Shaka Senghor.
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Oprah Explains How Ex-Prisoner Series ‘Released’ Will Affect Ex-Convicts’ Lives

Oprah Winfrey is a bookworm. And her love for reading books has landed her on an ex-prisoner series by Shaka Senghor known as “Released.” The owner of OWN spent almost a year reading Shaka Senghor’s book: Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison.   Senghor’s story touched Oprah so deep that Read More…

The Maze Prison Escape movie features scenes related to the infamous escape from a Provo prison.
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Maze Prison Escape Film: Proof Communication is Key for Conflict Resolve

An Irish-based, “Maze Prison Escape” film has just been released that is based on the true story of the IRA’s Maze prison escape that occurred in Northern Ireland in 1983. This movie only further proves that communication and talking conflicts through are the best ways to approach anything in life, including serving life in prison– Read More…

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Prison Movie Review: Like Prison Break, Lucknow Central Is Partial Disaster

Just like Prison Break, the new prison movie Lucknow Central is a partial disaster. It is not only similar to Prison Break and Qaidi Band, Lucknow Central takes on their seeming deficiencies. A jail break movie is supposed to be suspense-filled with a feeling of urgency. Farhan Akhtar’s jail break film started with a big Read More…