No one is free when others are oppressed.
PO Box 28931
St. Louis, MO 63132
An Introduction by Hedy Harden, Chair of Missouri CURE.
An in-depth look at abuses suffered by Missouri prisoners in segregation/solitary confinement. Individual stories of prisoners who live for weeks, months, years, and some even decades in tiny cells for 23 hours a day. As an example of the size of the problem, one maximum security prison in Missouri with a capacity of 1600 has more than 400 segregation cells, most of them housing two prisoners each.
Despite Stage 3 colon cancer and wearing a colostomy bag, Elvin is living a nightmare of abuse and neglect.
Mental illness leads to imprisonment, where non-treatment and further punishment is the norm.
A first-person account of daily life in adseg; living in filth
First-person account of daily oppression
Torture starting at age 15 in adult prison
First-person account of racism in lockdown