Common helped create a music recording studio for inmates at Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois.

After spending 27 years behind bars for a crime that he didn’t commit, John Bunn is advocating for reading in prisons.

Two Florida corrections officers and one former officer trainee have been arrested in a plot to kill a Black inmate who was being released from prison, the Florida Attorney General’s office said Thursday, according to CNN. The men, Thomas Jordan Driver, 25; David Elliot Moran, 47; and Charles Thomas Newcomb, 42, were charged with conspiracy […]

UPDATED, 12:56 PM EST, 3-10-15: A Good Samaritan at New York’s Rikers Island prison was beaten up Thursday by other prisoners who were upset that he failed to credit them for also assisting a corrections officer who was being sexually assaulted by a convicted sex criminal, a jail source tells the New York Daily News. […]