Death penalty sentences may be on the decline, but many will spend their final days behind bars with another sentence – life without parole. We speak with The Wire’s Gbenga Akkinagbe, and hear how Ali Siddiq’s time in prison helped him become a comedian.
01:06 Life Without Parole Sentences
09:53 Interview with Gbenga Akkinagbe
15:12 Comedian Ali Siddiq
Inside Story is a first-of-its-kind new series created to engage with and bring information to one of America’s largest news deserts – its prisons and jails. A collaboration with The Marshall Project and developed by formerly incarcerated people, including host Lawrence Bartley, Inside Story brings critical accountability and investigative journalism on the criminal justice system to incarcerated people across the country.
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