17-Year-Old Pedro Hernandez Stayed on Rikers Island to Clear His Name, Just Like Kalief Browder.
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Kalief Browder Debate Continues: Raise the Age Law & Rehabilitating Teens

The Raise the Age legislation took effect in New York on October 1. All youth offenders below the age of 18 were transferred from Rikers Island into juvenile detention centers. New York City’s Rikers Island is notorious for housing hardened criminals, yet teenagers sentenced as adults were once housed there too. New York Mayor Bill Read More…

Terry Carter was killed when his friend Suge Knight hit him with a car on the Straight Outta Compton movie set.
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Why Did Suge Knight Get Sentenced to Only 28 Years in Prison?

Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, the man who was acknowledged for bringing gangster rap music into mainstream, has just landed himself a mere 28-year sentence into a California state prison. The ex-rap-tycoon known as Suge Knight is one of the last exemplifying figures of the idolized, yet gory generation of gangster hip-hop. The Legacy of Suge Knight Read More…

Smuggled cellphone captures prison fire set in cell during riot at Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina.
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Video Shows South Carolina Inmates Setting Fire in Secured Prison Cell

A video has gone viral showing smoke from a fire reportedly set on Tuesday by inmates at Lee Correctional Institution. This comes just weeks after a deadly riots broke out causing the deaths of several inmates at the maximum security prison in South Carolina. According to the South Carolina Department of Corrections, the inmates set fire Read More…

Inmates, prison loved ones and prison activists all want Riker's Island shut down for good.
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Local Residents React to New Jail Constructions in South Bronx (Video)

Following an announcement made in February, plans are underway to shut down the New York jail complex on Rikers Island. The jail will be replaced with smaller, safer jails that will be constructed in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. Residents in the Bronx react differently to having a jail in the local area. Issues Read More…

Jodia Arias Standing on Head in Interrogation Room. This is how concerned she was about going to prison for the murder of Travis Alexander.
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Did Jodi Arias Have an Accomplice When She Killed Travis Alexander? (Videos)

Famous prisoner Jodi Arias confessed to having an accomplice who gave her a hand in killing Travis Alexander. It was a jailhouse confession made to her former cellmate. Travis was her former boyfriend, whom admitted to savagely slaughtering. Jodi Arias Confesses to Murder to Her Cellmate Jodi Arias dropped the admission to former cellmate, Donavan Read More…

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Charles Manson’s Prison Pen Pal Shares Recordings of Their Calls (Video)

Infamous cult leader Charles Manson may be a beast to many, but never to prison pen pal Ken Dickerson. They were pen pals for several years beginning in 2005 when he wrote the inmate after reading Helter Skelter. The aspiring musician and sculptor remembers Manson as an enigmatic prisoner who counseled and taught him how Read More…

Erik Finman is a Teen Bitcoin Millionaire
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Help Your Loved One Become a Bitcoin Prison Millionaire (Video)

Erik Finman became a millionaire at just 18 years old investing in Bitcoin. Use his story to help you learn how to help your imprisoned loved one do the same. Times are changing and people are making money in every way possible. Risk takers are taking advantage of every little opportunity they get. Investing in Read More…

Memorial for Dylann Roof's victims of the Charleston church shooting.
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Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Pens Letter from Prison (Video)

A letter written from prison by Dylann Roof, the Charleston church shooter shows he could care less about killing nine Black people in 2015. The now-famous prisoner has no remorse for his heinous crimes. The Crimes of Dylann Roof Roof shot and killed nine African Americans during a church service in Charleston two years ago. Read More…

Trump's Prison Reform Is Cause for Locking Him Up and Throwing Away the Key.
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Trump Camp Killing Programs That Help Inmates Re-Enter Society (Video)

Recently, locked up inmates across the US switched on TVs to see politicians grill the Bureau of Prisons’ new chief Mark Inch about re-entry programs. Inch was appointed as the bureau’s barely three months ago under Trump administration, but he has done a lot in that short time. Many of Inch’s changes are hurting the Read More…