Marvin Marshall was 17 when he first went to prison for assault and battery. He dropped out of high school in junior year, made some bad choices and was arrested and imprisoned a few times.“It was pretty boring,” Marshall said about prison.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has a new date to report to prison.Blagojevich will have to report to prison by March 15th, instead of mid-February. His defense attorneys said in court Tuesday that the date is based on when the family can sell their home on Chicago's North Side."
For most of us Thanksgiving means turkey for dinner. But many use the holiday to ponder deeper relationships to the big, meaty bird. These days some folks go the extra mile to make feasting on the bird more meaningful.
The reality of life inside prison is one that most won’t know but photographer Lloyd DeGrane set out to capture this reality. His collection of photos—Prison: Photographs by Lloyd DeGrane—currently on display at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery.
This week, Jean Friedman-Rudovsky presents a five-part series featuring stories of women and girls in Bolivia and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. It’s called Ground Shifters: Stories of Women Changing Unseen Worlds.Today, we travel to a women’s prison in La Paz, Bolivia.