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Nicole Lewis is a staff writer. Before joining The Marshall Project Nicole wrote for The Washington Post's "The Fact Checker" blog. She is a graduate of The University of Michigan and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She was the recipient of the 2016 Education Writers Association National Awards for Education Writing in magazine and feature writing for her contribution to a series on desegregation in the public school system.
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Coronavirus March 26
With in-person visits suspended nationwide, people with loved ones behind bars say they’re being left in the dark.
Coronavirus March 19
Those 55 and older are a growing share of the people in state prisons. They’re also the most at risk as coronavirus spreads.
Election 2020 March 12
Many incarcerated white people said they'd re-elect the president—if given the chance.
Election 2020 March 12
Respondents who’ve spent decades behind bars were more politically engaged than their peers, but they’re also the most cynical.
Election 2020 March 11
We asked incarcerated people to weigh in on the biggest issue facing the country today. Here is what they said.
Election 2020 March 11
More than 8,000 people responded to a first-of-its-kind political survey. Here is what they said.
News January 16
A lawsuit filed by St. Louis's first black female prosecutor highlights the virulent opposition progressive black women in the role say they have encountered.
News December 19, 2019
Prison officials tout video visitation’s convenience. Families say they’re paying high rates for second-rate service
News December 18
Remote prison towns and strict visitation policies make it hard to stay in touch.