26 Years on the Outside of the Steel Cage - A Daughter's Story Today I’m here with La'Jordawn, daughter of Obadyah Ben-Yisrayl, who is serving life in prison. La'Jordawn has never known her father outside of prison. She was born when her father was facing the death penalty … [Read more...]
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Cold Case Murder Reopened Today I’m here with Kristal who has a really interesting story she wants to tell us about and what she’s gone through having her brother in prison. Listen to interview here: TRANSCRIPT: (Edited for easier reading) I’m the youngest of three. … [Read more...]
He's Still Not a White Man Just take a second and imagine what it would be like to be incarcerated since 1991. Some of you weren’t even born yet! Think of all of the changes in the world since then that you’d get to see, but not touch or be a part of. That’s how Obadyah … [Read more...]
Incarceration Affected My Life, My Family and My Friends Today’s story is from Karl who is sharing how incarceration affected his life and how he made it through the arrest, incarceration, and release through the love and support of his friends and family. He learned the meaning … [Read more...]
Interview with Corrections Officer T Listen to interview here: Officer T's Story Looking at this picture it would be difficult for most people to determine if he's a Corrections Officer or a Convict? Well Officer T is a Corrections Officer and has been gracious enough to … [Read more...]
Ninth Annual InterNational Prisoner's Family Conference 2017 Anyone who has passion, concern, and a sense of accountability for our society in the United States would benefit from this conference. There is a group of hidden people in our society who need visibility and the … [Read more...]
What You Can Bring and Wear When Visiting Your Loved One in Prison During the 15 years that my brother was in prison he was in at least five different facilities. It didn't matter if I was visiting the same facility or a different facility, no two visits were the same. So I … [Read more...]
What it's like to have your Mom and Dad in Prison when there's nobody to take care of the family In Part 1 of Yvonne's story she spoke of her dad being in prison. In Part 2 of that interview, Yvonne described what it was like having a mom and dad in prison and taking care of her … [Read more...]