People in prison perform essential work, but the 13th Amendment prevents them from being treated with dignity.
Maintaining mental health in prison was already challenging before COVID-19 hit.
As the rate of COVID-19 infections accelerates at Cook County Jail, a federal judge has rejected a lawsuit calling for a mass detainee release.
As COVID-19 spreads through Illinois prisons, inmates and advocates seek clemencies and medical furloughs to save lives.
A new exhibit at Gallery 400 documents the past, present, and future of the activist movement.
Stateville Correctional Center inmates find creative ways to serve out their sentences.
A show of prison photographs taken by Reader contributor Lloyd DeGrane over the course of a decade.