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News August 11
In Texas, prisoners are opening their cells to chat—and to riot.
News July 29
Many prisons, especially in the South, are named after racist officials and former plantations.
News July 13
Mental-health problems, short staffing plague a Texas lockup in COVID lockdown.
Feature July 1
When COVID-19 threatened the jail in Tyler, Texas, an activist pressured her sheriff to make change.
News July 1
Police asked the show to edit out officers using violence or bad language. The company says it had other reasons for not airing the footage.
Coronavirus May 30
As if coronavirus wasn’t bad enough, plumbing problems are making life in some Texas prisons even more miserable.
Coronavirus May 11
Coronavirus has made Texas prison food even more gross.
Coronavirus May 4
“I have a bad feeling about this,” says the former mayor of Palestine, Texas.
Coronavirus May 2
Among the many incarcerated people who have died from COVID-19 was Marshall Project contributor Timothy Bazrowx, one of Texas' best chroniclers of prison life.
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.