Prisoners like me are barred from the intimate family visits that are a lifeline inside — all for refusing the[…]
-By Michael J. Doce
The handshake: a small gesture of humility that can symbolize equality and Peace by the clasping of right hands. The handshake represents humanity and demonstrates common grounds found between two humans.
-By Michael “Abdur Ra’uf” Hearn
In Season 5 of “Orange is the New Black,” Gloria Mendoza calls her tía (aunt) from prison. Her aunt was at the hospital with Gloria’s son, who is about to be taken into surgery…..
After a two and a half years of hiatus on March 16, 2022, the covid-19 emergency restrictions were eased in New Jersey State Prison (NJSP). Religious services, school, and other vocational educational programs also return in full force with minimal restrictions of wearing a mask and keeping to social distancing. Seemingly, things have started to return to some..