'It made me feel human again'': the tech easing inmates' isolation

Access to technology is essential for prisoners, writes former inmate Michael Baldwin Jr – and coronavirus has only heightened the need While the majority of the US maintains some form of social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus, people in prison across the US remain more isolated than ever. Federal prisons in the country are in the midst of a lockdown , as the spread of coronavirus leads to riots inside and struggles to curb the disease’s spread. Advocates say the inability to receive visitors means there is also unprecedented need for access to technology for prisoners. Continue reading...