Makers Feature on ‘Disturbing Truths about Women’s Prison’

by Fif Ghobadian | June 28, 2014

Over at, there is a great piece curating several women’s stories about their time in prison. 

Ayana Thomas (image source

“The first visit was the worst visit. Trying to explain to my daughter why she can’t stay,” Ayana Thomas says. After serving three years for fraud, Thomas lived in a shelter with her daughter and son when she got out of prison. Her house had been foreclosed on. 

Read more here: ‘New York Times and Netflix Reveal Disturbing Truths about Women’s Prison’

pictured: Ayana Thomas
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