Prison Visitation Isn’t Like the Movies
When my dad was incarcerated, I began noticing specific tropes that reinforce a cultural narrative about prison all around me.
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a bad person does a bad thing and is locked away for years to protect the public
Top 100The Shawshank Redemption
An American MarriageThe New Jim Crow Just MercyThe Undoing Goodfellas
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The Night Ofresponsible
Let’s Go to PrisonThe Longest YardMadea Goes to JailGet Hard
Prison Life in Popular Culture
Hope Corrigan is a writer covering criminal justice, gender issues, and books.
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