PODCAST: COVID-19 Behind Bars
AmNews Staff Reports | 3/27/2020, 7:42 a.m.
As coronavirus spreads throughout New York City, advocates are letting their voices be heard about conditions in the city’s jails and prisons. With little access to things like essential items and visitations halted, many are shedding a light on the treatment of inmates. Clyanna Lightbourn, Statewide Civil Rights Organizer, Citizen Action New York and Anthonine Pierre, Deputy Director, Brooklyn Movement Center speak about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting incarcerated New Yorkers.