Roosevelt Myles spent 28 years in prison, only to be released into a world in lockdown. He’s happier than he’s been in a long time.
A man who has waited 20 years for a court-ordered hearing is trying to secure release from prison before the virus hits.
A dispatch from a seven-hour-long line to buy weed at a dispensary, where the tote bags are free, the branding is consistent, and security wears Blue Lives Matter hats.
Tonya Crowder still dreams that she and her fiance, Roosevelt Myles—who’s been in prison for decades fighting what he says is a wrongful conviction—will one day build a life together somewhere “nice, quiet, and simple.”
With a Democrat in the governor’s office, Metra expects to finally get an influx of cash—but will it be enough to make up for the years-long backlog?