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Women Inmates

Why Is 'Orange Is the New Black' So Popular?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 06.15.2016 | Women
Marcia Reynolds

After watching three episodes of Orange is the New Black, season 3, I find that it is not as terrifying or funny as the previous episodes, and I am grateful. The series continues to humanize the women, sharing their stories, their challenges, and how even when there a moments of hope and light, the reality of the downward spiral comes back to haunt them.

Inside U.S. Prisons, a Wealth of Wasted Potential

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alan Elsner

Looking around the room, listening to inmates' comments, feeling their passion, it was impossible not to be impressed by the wasted potential in that room. Yet U.S. prisons generally do a poor job of rehabilitation.