Tag Archives: Prison
"Black holes of inattention" lead to stark gender disparities in the Texas prison system, according to a new report.
Men serving prison sentences in Texas can earn up to a master’s degree behind bars, but the educational glass ceiling for women incarcerated by the Texas Depa...Read More
Report says rise in incarcerated women hints at disparities in the male-dominated criminal justice system.
More than 10,000 of the 12,500 women in Texas prisons have children waiting for them back home. Not only are incarcerated women much more likely to be parents t...Read More
Critics say Texas’ five remaining juvenile prisons not only fail to rehabilitate young people but “actually make them worse.”
It was spring break 2017 at the McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility, and the young inmates were more restless than normal. Some of the teens ro...Read More
The Women’s Storybook Project of Texas is an Austin nonprofit that encourages incarcerated mothers to read to their children.
The Women’s Storybook Project of Texas is an Austin nonprofit that encourages incarcerated mothers to read to their children....Read More
"The Work" raises important questions about masculinity and violence, but the film’s ties to a controversial men’s movement cloud the picture....Read More
Comments on a September Observer article include ‘one to the back of the head.'
Comments on a September Observer article include ‘one to the back of the head,’ and ‘let the f-cker suffer.’ ...Read More