Beyond Prisons—Episode 23: Prison Publications feat. Victoria Law
Victoria Law talks about prison publications and Tenacious, the zine she’s organized for nearly 16 years featuring the work of incarcerated women from around the country.
Beyond Prisons—Episode 22: Pen Pals
In a special two-part episode of Beyond Prisons, we discuss communicating with incarcerated people and interview pen pal and activist Ciara Kay.
Beyond Prisons — Episode 21: The Year of Du Bois feat. Dr. Tony Monteiro
Beyond Prisons host Kim Wilson talks to Dr. Tony Monteiro about the 150th anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois’s birth and the significance of his work in our time.
Beyond Prisons — Episode 20: Operation PUSH Continues Fight Against Prison Slavery
Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein discuss Operation PUSH: a nonviolent prison labor strike and boycott in Florida that began on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Beyond Prisons—Episode 19: Hope Is A Discipline feat. Mariame Kaba
Mariame Kaba discusses youth detention and Bresha Meadows, surviving abuse, prison abolition, and what books are on her reading shelf.
Beyond Prisons—Episode 18: The End Of Policing feat. Alex Vitale
Professor Alex S. Vitale discusses his book, “The End Of Policing,” which provides a historical analysis of law enforcement and police reform, and argues for alternatives.
Beyond Prisons—Episode 17: Prison Workshops feat. Dr. Breea Willingham
Dr. Breea Willingham discusses her prison research, her writing workshops with incarcerated women, and her experiences as someone with family directly impacted by the system.
Beyond Prisons — Episode 16: Racial Violence Syllabus feat. Dr. Walter Greason
Dr. Walter Greason joins the podcast to discusses his Racial Violence Syllabus, which attracted worldwide attention following the “Unite the Right” rally.
Beyond Prisons — Episode 15: Hip Hop Scholarship feat. Devyn Springer (Part 2)
In part two of our interview, Devyn discusses hip hop scholarship as a liberatory approach to education, as well as his photography, writing, and poetry.
Beyond Prisons — Episode 14: Mental Health And The Community feat. Devyn Springer (Part 1)
Artist, writer, and organizer Devyn Springer talks about his work with mental health response networks in Atlanta.