Private prisons highlight the disposability of men.
Injustices, large and small, abound in prison. California prison inmate Spoon Jackson, a teacher and poet, is wrongly identified as a gang member and placed on lockdown.
Spoon Jackson remembers the days before free TV pacified prison culture.
The United States leads the world in incarceration rates of its citizens. Is America really home of the free?
After 35 years of incarceration, Spoon Jackson says, “I have never adjusted to being caged.”
Spoon Jackson welcomes Spring with the declaration that “There is still beauty in cell bars.”
Spoon Jackson, who has served 34 years of a life sentence in prison, faces the reality of his fate.
GMP Poet Spoon Jackson is one of the subjects of Michel Wenzler’s complex portrait of prison life, in its US premiere at MOMA on February 20.
While in lockdown, poet and prisoner Spoon Jackson flies in his mind’s eye, witness to freedom and injustice.
Spoon Jackson has been behind bars since 1977, and trying to tell his story in poetry for much of that time. He spoke to the Good Men Project about what he does and why.
Jonathon Kambouris visually documents the face and last meal of convicted killers in order to question how society is really served by the death penalty.
A writing and mentoring program in Los Angeles for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youth is changing their lives from the inside out.
Naomi Wolf has, lately, been rather facepalmy regarding the whole porn/sex/sex work issue, so it’s nice to see her actually talking about something that doesn’t make me want to look at my copy of The Beauty Myth and cry. Although it kind of makes me want to cry for my country. Our surveillance state shown considerable determination [...]