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Dirty Boots: “Dog-Eat-Dog”

I can’t imagine what it must be like to be incarcerated right now within one of Alabama’s prisons, especially after reading William Thornton’s article last week on al.com, which proclaimed our state’s prison culture to be “dog-eat-dog” and shared this as evidence: The two-and-a-half-year investigation by the U.S. Justice Department of Alabama’s men’s prisons documented a bleak picture –convicted perpetrators of violent and non-violent crimes crammed together in understaffed, outdated facilities, where sex, drug abuse and violence create a world of animalistic nihilism. That atmosphere of beatings, coerced and extorted… Read more Dirty Boots: “Dog-Eat-Dog”