Image ID: a man standing in a jail cell, holding the steel bars in front of him.
It is the opinion of this writer that no inmate confined in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections will ever receive a fundamentally fair and impartial clemency hearing from the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, so long as both of the
I believe that ex-offender public online registries are ineffective security theater and amount to nothing more than modern day pillory—one of those medieval devices where an offender’s hands and head are fastened to a wooden instrument to be mocked.
I had a newfound respect for Frederick Douglass’ quote: “once you learn to read, you are forever free.” I would respectfully add an addendum: “once you learn to write, you can fight for your right.”
During a time where "social distancing" is a matter of life or death, the overcrowding of our prison systems takes on a whole new light.
Tabitha Maynard presents a Bill of Rights demanding justice from the prison system and the government. Her demands shed light on the multitude of ways people in prison are dehumanized and offer a vision of a more just and equal
We want somebody to help us and hear our voices. To make ourselves understandable. We don’t want to just be left behind. We’re just praying every day that there’s somebody trying to help us out there, trying to hear our