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Life Inside December 18, 2020
Rahsaan “New York” Thomas is barred from COVID-related release from San Quentin because his 20-year-old crime was violent. GoFundMe cancelled his legal defense campaign for the same reason. Here’s what it’s like to live with the scarlet letter V.
Rasheed Lockheart at San Quentin State Prison in 2018.
Life Inside October 1, 2020
I first joined the San Quentin fire department to get my own room, eat well and train dogs. It ended up being the most important experience of my life.
Rahsaan Thomas at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, in 2014.
Life Inside September 26, 2019
“I’m hungry to make meaning out of destruction.”
From left to right, Antwan Williams, Earlonne Woods, and Nigel Poor, co-creators and co-producers of the "Ear Hustle" podcast, conduct an interview by cell phone at San Quentin Prison.
Q&A June 12, 2017
The inmate-produced show will tell intimate stories of daily life behind bars.
Life Inside May 11, 2017
A lifer takes up running to “earn back” his life.
The Frame February 10, 2016
Thousands of photos, unearthed after decades, form an archive of daily life.
News January 27, 2016
A field trip to California’s oldest prison.
Life Inside May 19, 2015
Most of us get out old and broke. Not me.
Life Inside February 5, 2015
The life of a transgender corrections officer.