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LOCKED UP: Videos on the US Prison System
By Current TV
ONE NATION UNDER GUARD

This video explores how "US prisons have become big business, housing 25% of all the people in the world behind bars, the largest prison population on the planet." In this American prison-industrial complex, 1 in 3 young black men are locked up, stripped of the right to vote, a chance at decent employment and the ability to support themselves and their families.



FIVE FINGERS

The story of wrongfully convicted Alan Crotzer, who spent more than 24 years behind bars until DNA evidence secured his release in January of this year.

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