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ACLU Seeks Inquiry into Horrifying Prison Shower Death

If you’re on Change.org, you may have seen a petition making the rounds calling for the investigation into an inmate death in Florida two years ago. 611 more words

Jails And Prisons

Thirty-Two Teens Break Out of Tennessee Detention Center

Reposted From Corporate Press


More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said. 142 more words

New York’s Rikers Island prisoners die from beatings

This video from the USA is called Questioning solitary confinement for teens at Rikers Island.

By Philip Guelpa in the USA:

New reports of inmate deaths from beatings at New York’s…

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Human Rights

Assata Shakur's autobiography, new book

This video is called Eyes Of The Rainbow – a documentary film with Assata Shakur.

By Carlos Martinez:

Inspiring account of a black activists struggle…

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Human Rights

15 of the most violent prisons on earth.


Allen Ginsberg photographic collection

Although the Allen Ginsberg Photography Collection doesn’t feature prison photos, this archive brings attention to Ginsberg whose support of prison issues was unwavering. Some of his prison correspondence is included in the Ginsberg archive at Stanford Universoty. 37 more words


Prison Consultants view on prisons becoming the new mental health institutions.

The one promise a prison consultant should never make to his or her client is “You are guaranteed to never get hurt in prison.”

Over 30 years ago, states began shutting down mental health facilities around the country in favor of community mental health centers. 857 more words

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