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Life in a Troubled Mississippi Prison, Captured on Smuggled Phones

Jan 16, 2020 - The New York Times

Prison officials said contraband cellphones fuel violence and undermine security. But as a crisis swelled in Mississippi’s prisons, images shared by inmates brought attention to troubling conditions.

Prison officials said contraband cellphones fuel violence and undermine security. But as a crisis swelled in Mississippi’s prisons, images shared by inmates brought attention to troubling conditions.

ATLANTA — The cellphone rang once before someone picked up. On the other end was a...