Ear Hustle: A Podcast From The Inside

Ear Hustle: A Podcast From The Inside

By Nazir Mobley, age 11     Earlonne Woods, who is currently serving a 31-year-to-life sentence at San Quentin State Prison, and visual artist Nigel Poor have teamed up to create Ear Hustle, a podcast that tells stories of life inside prison. “Ear Hustle” is...

Former Death Row Prisoner, Paula Cooper, Released from Prison

By ANA PHELAN, age 10 Rockville Correctional Facility in Indiana where Paula Coopers served her 28-year sentence before being released on good behavior. PHOTO: Indiana Public Media Paula Cooper, a 43-year-old woman from Indiana, was released from prison on June 17,...

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

By MOKGWETSI SIZWE CHAPMAN, age 14 PHOTO: Flickr/Sierra Romeo On September 29, students in Chicago marched from Crane High School to Cook County Juvenile Detention to raise awareness of the more than 3 million students suspended each year. Shown above are the...

Private Prisons and Undocumented Immigrants

The detention of illegal immigrants has led to an increase in for-profit private prisons. According to the Huffington Post, there are more than 23,000 undocumented immigrants being held in private prisons in the United States. Also, the Federal Bureau of Prisons now...