Taylar Nuevelle joins Beyond Prisons to share her love of knitting, the space it created for her while in prison, as well as how it was used to punish her.
Connie Grier joins Beyond Prisons to discuss a new policy in Pennsylvania prisons targeting materials brought in by educators, religious practitioners, and others.
Beyond Prisons hosts Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein begin a conversation on transformative justice, exploring the concepts of “Pods” and “Pod-mapping.”
Nabil Hassein joins Beyond Prisons to give an update on the campaign to close Rikers Island and the fight to oppose new jail construction in New York City.
Kim and Brian share their best practices for journalists looking to improve their reporting on incarceration and related issues.
Kim Wilson speaks with formerly incarcerated activist Kempis “Ghani” Songster about the black liberation group MOVE in the second part of episode 29.
Kim Wilson interviews formerly incarcerated activist Kempis “Ghani” Songster in part one of Beyond Prisons episode 29.
Recorded in the midst of the strike, the Beyond Prisons team discusses the strike’s progress, the challenges of organizing, and why the press is unprepared to cover it.
Sean Damon of the Amistad Law Project, a public interest law center focused on the human rights of incarcerated people, joins Episode 27 of Beyond Prisons.
Poet, musician, and PhD student John Gillespie Jr. (aka swim.) joins Beyond Prisons to discuss his art and scholarship around suicide in the Black community.