Black female inmates and COVID-19: Medically compromised, vulnerable and neglected

“Women’s needs are obscured in ways that have real consequences … ” An inmate reads a book while in the infirmary at Las Colinas Women's Detention Facility in Santee, Calif., on April 22, 2020.Sandy Huffaker / AFP via Getty Images April 24, 2020 - By Nick Charles for NBCNews.com Coronavirus outbreaks have transformed prisons into hot … Continue reading Black female inmates and COVID-19: Medically compromised, vulnerable and neglected

As More Mothers Fill Prisons, Children Suffer A Primal Wound

Mothers who are imprisoned in Texas met with their daughters in a special room.Credit...Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times December 28, 2019 By Dan Levin GATESVILLE, Texas — Every month, Lila Edwards wakes up early for a two-hour road trip with a group of girls that ends with them walking single file through a metal … Continue reading As More Mothers Fill Prisons, Children Suffer A Primal Wound