August 11, 2022 -
As climate change-fueled heat waves become more frequent and intense, many incarcerated people endure dangerous triple-digit temperatures for long periods. Efforts are underway in some states to bring relief from the heat — and to challenge the underlying constitutional provisions that allow prisoners to be treated as subhuman.
January 30, 2020 -
Decades of crowding, understaffing, poor medical care, and intolerable living conditions have reached a tipping point in Mississippi as incarcerated men at Parchman and prison reform advocates cry out for action during a grievous humanitarian crisis.
March 1, 1975 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 3 No. 1, "Southern Black Utterances Today." Find more from that issue here.