Jail inmates in Arkansas were forced to take the unproven COVID-19 drug Ivermectin despite (because?) a decade-old study showing that it causes sterilization in 85% of men who take it.

Good News

Jay-Z and Meek Mill’s nonprofit REFORM Alliance will donate masks to every correctional facility in the U.S.

The NYPD was reportedly still making arrests on all levels despite concerns over the coronavirus infecting not just police officers but also inmates in New York City jails.


Prisons are beginning to release inmates amid the spreading of COVID-19, but it appears that a Mississippi prison, which has been under scrutiny for inhabitable conditions, has not even begun to test inmates or staff for the virus.


Families of Mississippi inmates are speaking out amid recent deaths and inhumane prison conditions.

Nation, Politics

Social media sheds light on a major problem.


Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

Seven inmates were given a combined total punishment of 7,150 days, or 19.75 years, of solitary confinement at the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC).

Unsanitary and dangerous conditions at the Baltimore City Detention center prompted civil rights lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union to file a motion Tuesday alleging the city’s facilities have led to “unnecessary suffering,” the New York Times reports. In the filing — which details the “dank and dangerous” conditions that serve as a host […]


When Frederick Hutson landed in prison at the age of 24 on a drug trafficking charge in Florida, he was surprised to learn that it cost $17 to make a 15-minute interstate phone call, according to the Huffington Post. The exorbitant rate made it difficult to stay in touch with family. That’s when the seeds […]

Four San Francisco sheriff’s deputies were placed on administrative leave and are currently under investigation after a public defender accused them of forcing Black and Latino inmates into “gladiator-style” fight clubs, CNN reports. On Thursday, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate after the city’s public defender, Jeff Adachi, accused White deputies of coercing the […]