There is nothing more frustrating than to be incarcerated for something you did not do. What is even more frustrating is to be held against your will for a political agenda. And then to top off all levels of frustration, is to be held in solitary confinement for over a year, in a foreign country. Yes, this all happened to Sarah Shourd and not only did she write a book about it, Sliver of Light, but she also stopped by to talk it out with co-hosts Jenny and Rufus Triplett as to the human emotion she suffered on both sides of the border.
Prisonworld Owners are about solutions at Family Conference
“We are finding that are presentations are spreading by word of mouth and more people are reaching out to us all across the country. It is one thing to have read or written a book about a subject but it is just as impactful or even moreso to have lived it. The college students seem to be pleasantly surprised at how real we are with life’s situations. The high school students tend to laugh a lot but that’s ok. At least we know they are listening. This conference draws families from all across the country, including Canada. We look forward to the connection,” says Jenny Triplett, Editor-in-Chief.
Inmate Snitch and Baby Daddy of Four Prison Guards Gets Leniency
via New York Daily News
He commanded a Baltimore gang, ran a drug ring from a prison cell, impregnated four prison guards — and got a reduced sentence.
Prosecutors praised convicted criminal Tavon White in court Monday and sentenced him to 12 years in prison, a big break from his maximum sentence, for testifying against fellow gang members and convincing fellow inmates to be less violent.
Little Johnny and Jenny are only 10 years old, but they just know that they are in love. One day they decide that they want to get married, so Johnny goes to Jenny’s father to ask him for her hand.
The Prisonworld Radio Hour Starts a 3-week Women in Prison Series with Prison Break Coach Allison T Moore
From Prison to Prominence
What happens to women when they come out of prison? What are the success stories? Prison is so much more than TV entertainment, ala Orange is the New Black, but its a time for transformation. In this edition of the Prisonworld Radio Hour, Allison T Moore breaks it down to co-hosts Jenny and Rufus Triplett as to what happened during her 7 years of incarceration
President Obama has Regrets about Guantanamo Bay
via ABCFOX Montana
Obama says he should have closed Guantanamo on his first day
President Barack Obama says if he could start his presidency over, he would have closed the Guantanamo Bay prison his first day.
Instead, the president ordered the detention center for terrorism suspects closed within a year. He says the politics around closure grew increasingly tough and “people got scared by the rhetoric.”
Getting Fat in Jail is a Rehab #Fail
Toxic Chemicals Contribute to Weight Gain
During the past 20 years there has been a significant increase in weight gain and obesity in the United States. In most developed countries, current estimates suggest that women, in particular, are gaining weight on an average of 450g per year despite the plethora of low fat, no fat products and multitude diets and weight loss gadgets. Could it be that our modern day, chemical-laden lives are making us fat? Via (NaturalNews.com)
HOT TOPICS on The Prisonworld Radio Hour
The headlines have been sizzling and it was time for another one of our drop the mic shows. Out of all of the shows that co-hosts Jenny and Rufus Triplett does, the HOT TOPIC Shows are the most downloaded shows. In this edition, they take on the idiocy of ISIS and the life altering addiction of social media as well as other news. Be sure to listen closely as to the Top 5 Countries and the Top 5 states that listen to the show!
The Indiana Department of Corrections is once again counting on a deck of playing cards to help solve homicides. This is a very out of the norm tactic in which to find killers at large of cold cases. Is this a stroke of genius or an epic fail?
#Prisonworld View – President Obama Grants Commutations and Pardons
via The White House – Office of the Press Secretary
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today President Barack Obama granted clemency to twenty individuals, consisting of eight commutations and twelve pardons.
The President granted commutations of sentence to the following eight individuals: