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Stories from the high-incarceration states of the South.
Coronavirus May 30
As if coronavirus wasn’t bad enough, plumbing problems are making life in some Texas prisons even more miserable.
Coronavirus May 29
The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected correctional facilities where you live.
Life Inside May 21
My mom was by my side the first time I went away. The second time was just too much.
Commentary May 21
How the white vigilante killing of the unarmed, black jogger in Brunswick, Georgia, is both an echo of past violence and a modern call to action.
Coronavirus May 14
Fatal victims illuminate women’s unique problems in prison, and the all-too-common ways they get there in the first place.
Coronavirus May 11
Coronavirus has made Texas prison food even more gross.
Feature May 6
Introducing “Tutwiler,” a new Marshall Project/Frontline documentary about women in an Alabama prison who support each other through pregnancy, labor and saying goodbye to their newborns.
Coronavirus May 4
“I have a bad feeling about this,” says the former mayor of Palestine, Texas.
Coronavirus April 30
A state spokesman says the system has more than 100,000 N95 masks, but it’s unclear how many have been given to officers or prisoners.
Coronavirus April 24
Health experts say not testing staff could be a blind spot.