Prisoners and their supporters in the US, UK, and the Caribbean requested the UN intervene in the humanitarian crisis inside South Carolina prisons.
In a followup to the episode, “Stop Hugging Cops,” Beyond Prisons hosts Brian Sonenstein and Kim Wilson discuss alternatives to calling the police.
Why I Support Closing Rikers Island Without Building New Jails: A Letter From Prisoner Jennifer Rose
Incarcerated No New Jails NYC member Jennifer Rose, who organizes in solidarity from California, explains their opposition to the city’s $11 billion investment in detention.
The Die Jim Crow project has recorded over 50 musicians in five prisons in Colorado, Ohio, Mississippi, and South Carolina. They have dozens of unreleased tracks and launched a Kickstarter to expand into a non-profit record label.
On the Beyond Prisons podcast, Kim Wilson and Brian Sonenstein discuss a video that features Professor Dylan Rodriguez talking about policing and police practice.
Die Jim Crow, a project that supports current and formerly incarcerated musicians, produced this jazz tune on what it’s like to be released from prison.