Reality Winner is an NSA whistleblower who was harshly prosecuted under the Espionage Act, but she is also more than that. She is an advocate who has used the visibility gained from her case to promote an end to prisons in the United States.
Bronx residents welcome the closure of Rikers but are worried plans for new jails will compromise dreams for truly community-created spaces.
Shadowproof launches the Marvel Cooke Fellowship to fund reporting from writers of color on the prison abolition movement.
Shadowproof is mobilizing resources and our platform to raise the abolition movement’s visibility, inviting journalists to pitch us stories on the subject.
Activists behind the Certain Days calendar join the Beyond Prisons Podcast to discuss their project, which raises money for prisoners and grassroots groups.
Sarah K. Tyson joins the Beyond Prisons podcast for a conversation about her work as a philosopher, anti-violence advocate, and prison educator.
Rachel Herzing joins the Beyond Prisons podcast for a conversation on transformation and her work with the Center for Political Education.
Kim Wilson interviews formerly incarcerated activist Kempis “Ghani” Songster in part one of Beyond Prisons episode 29.
Mariame Kaba discusses youth detention and Bresha Meadows, surviving abuse, prison abolition, and what books are on her reading shelf.
Dan Berger joins episode 9 of Beyond Prisons to discuss his book, “Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era.”