Criminal justice reform takes more than discussion and legislation. It takes courage, action, and maybe some new technology.
It’s not “Scared Straight” – it’s straight talk, man to man, about how you go from feeling the power of a gun to being the worst thing that ever happened to an innocent family.
The oldest man on the cell block is also a first timer who is learning how to be in the here and now.
Prison rape isn’t funnier than any other kind of rape. And men are not unstoppable rape machines. It’s time we stopped laughing.
Forty years after the late musician Johnny Cash performed “Folsom Blues” in the Folsom Prison Library, his daughter returns and meets GMP poet Spoon Jackson.
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.