A Bunch Of Bunnies Showed Up In My Prison Yard And Then A Beautiful Thing Happened

When you think about prison, do you think about tenderness, caring and connection? They’re not common, but they’re here, in the Washington State Reformatory. While Christopher Blackwell, a fellow inmate, went on a run he began spotting bunnies at every turn. Bunnies from different colors and sizes, some spotted, others fully white, black, or light…

U.S. Prisons hold over 550,000 people with intellectual disabilities – Facing exploitation and harsh treatment. The Conversation.

“If you can’t process instructions, sometimes you are physically forced to comply.” People in jail experience mental disabilities at a high rate and most go without reporting them. This makes people vulnerable in prison. Inmates with mental disabilities are subject to mistreatment by other inmates and even jail staff. Solitary confinement is being used on…

Surveillance City: NYPD using public and private cameras to track people using facial recognition technology. Amnesty International

Society fears the risks facial recognition is posing around New York. NYPD is using more 15,000 public and private cameras around the city to track people in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Technology has been known to be biased against women and people of color. This type of bias threatens the right to peaceful protest,…