Taking Freedom: Modern-Day Slavery in Amerika’s Prison Workforce

  by BETH SCHWARTZAPFEL Proponents of prisoners’ and workers’ rights point to a push by the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, to “improve and expand federal prison industries” in several states. Known for its “model laws” crafted in partnership between extreme right-wing legislators and powerful corporations, ALEC drafted the 1995 Texas Prison Industries Act, which […]

Prison Beauty School? | UPROXX Reportz

  PRISON BEAUTY SCHOOL: This mens prison is giving inmates a skill they never dreamed of… and the results have been life-changing. UPROXX: The premier news and culture platform for the digital generation. News, sports, music, and entertainment with a connection you won’t find anywhere else.

Prisonz basically ignore the Amerikanz With Disabilitiez Act

By Erika Eichelberger Prisons across the U.S. routinely flout the Americans With Disabilities Act, subjecting thousands of inmates with physical and mental health problems to painful and sometimes humiliating conditions, according to watchdog groups, inmates, corrections officials, and a former Justice Department official in charge of enforcing the law. The alleged violations include a case […]

Copz In Flint Pretend To Deliver Water Filterz To Residentz, Instead Deliver Arrest Warrantz – The Ring of Fire Network

It’s hard to believe that the situation in Flint, Michigan could get any worse, or any more embarrassing for government officials in the area, but you’d better believe it. Flint inmates are now reporting that police have been approaching the homes of citizens under the guise of delivering government-issued water filters to combat the deadly levels […]

Thoughtz on Prison Guardz by Judge

The number one threat to a correctional officers safety isn’t the inmates they’re paid to oversee, it’s the actions of their fellow officers. Respect is a two way street. To get respect, you have to give respect. In the penitentiary any slight to another inmate is dealt with justly. Whatever the convicts code dictates is […]

At Tehachapi, release from SHU meanz more solitary confinement

by James Ingram Thanks for keeping the public informed of the rough, horrendous conditions those of us who’re serving time face in California’s prisons known as the SHU. A lot has been said about the conditions my fellow inmates at Pelican Bay face on a daily. Not to knock their struggles, but I felt it […]

Folsom inmatez wired for success (video)

  “I know it’s going to work for me when I get out,” one inmate said confidently, standing in the middle of a busy Vocational Electrician classroom inside the walls of Folsom State Prison (FSP). He is one of 27 prisoners in the class learning valuable skills and earning certifications, putting each one of them […]

Dept of Corrections Song…The Motto

Music taken from the instrumental Box Chevy By: Rick Ross. Written by B.G. Love edited and mixed by OGKB… Lyrics below…. A big shout out to all you T.E.A.’s CO’s Sgt’s and all those above, This job ain’t for everybody, SO GET YOUR MIND RIGHT!! I try to let you little inmates be, But you […]

Please help! – Inmates at the Cape Girardeau County Jail are consistently underfed

Does anyone  know about this?  I have no idea who this person(Rebecca Buchheit <rebeccabuchheit@gmail.com>) is  but thought I’d pass this on just in case. Inmates at the Cape Girardeau County Jail are consistently underfed, except on days the  jail is aware their authorities will be present. Most days, they receive balanced but very small meals, regularly undercooked. They […]

Inside Pelican Bay State Prison’s ‘Secure Housing Unit’

Julie Small and Shirley Jahad Julie Small/KPCC The “Secure Housing Unit” at Pelican Bay State Prison.     Thousands of inmates in California prisons are held basically in solitary confinement, often for years on end. Authorities say the practice serves to isolate prison gang members. Human rights activists say it’s illegal and inhumane.   Inmates […]