Coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, criminal justice and immigration.
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Over the last year, we corresponded with incarcerated people in prisons across the country. We asked artists to illustrate four of their stories as they wrote in grim detail about their lives in lockdown, the outbreaks that sickened them and the isolation and fear they felt as the death toll around them mounted. Read more.
More on living and working conditions
Fewer than 20% of federal and state prisoners have received a COVID-19 shot, our new tally reveals. In some states, prisoners have had to sue to get access. In other places, those who are eligible haven’t been given adequate education about the shot. Read more.
More on accountability