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Parchman Prison: Protest & pain | Special Report

Over a dozen prisoners in Mississippi have already died since the new year began, with most of these deaths occurring in the Mississippi State Penitentiary — also known as Parchman Prison. Reports of inhumane conditions and abuse have piled up, and locals say these conditions are both not new and to blame for much of the deaths.

This special report dives deep into the crisis happening behind bars in Mississippi to figure out what exactly is to blame for the deadly violence garnering national attention.