LOUISIANA IMPRISONS CHILDREN IN A FORMER DEATH ROW UNIT. THE KIDS SAY IT HAUNTS THEM.
Last year, the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice began transferring children to Angola, the state’s most notorious prison. Since then, kids say they’ve suffered through horrific conditions and routine mistreatment. Incarcerating children at Angola is antithetical to the OJJ’s duty to help children in their facilities, said Kristen Rome, co-executive director of the Louisiana Center […]