Lantigua Williams & Co.

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Our work stems from a mandate to see things differently. To use digital narrative tools to bring people from the margins to the center of the story. To free them to create and command their own universes. Guided by a shared journalistic ethos, we seek stories in the seams of society, where strength and courage dwell. And where fiction has nothing on real life.

Series

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31 Pieces

70 Million documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards.


Pieces

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When jails across the country began releasing thousands of people amid the COVID-19 outbreak earlier this year, and mass demonstrations against pol...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 36:01
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In California, so-called “quality of life” laws criminalize things like panhandling, living in cars, and blocking sidewalks. Reporter Sarah McClure...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 41:09
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In Alaska, rising violent crime and substance abuse across the state have also increased incarceration rates among Native Americans. Making use of ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 36:35
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Sean Wesley knew he had Hepatitis C when he started serving his prison sentence in Louisiana, and spent years trying to get treatment. Despite an i...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 33:49
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Over the past few years, voters across the U.S.have elected prosecutors who promised to implement much-needed criminal justice reforms, from decrim...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 31:08
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Kirsten made her way out of jail and addiction with the help of a special court on the Penobscot Nation reservation in Maine. There, culture and ju...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 35:25
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The Trump administration has issued numerous policies to systematically dismantle asylum as a legal right. They're also locking up asylum seekers f...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 45:36
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Reporter Sonia Paul takes us to Detroit, where 80 % of residents are Black, and examines the tools, models and methods changing the nature of polic...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 40:13
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A year ago, Illinois passed a law requiring all jails to ensure that pre-trial detainees have an opportunity to vote. Chicago’s Cook County Jail wa...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 40:06
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James Howard III was arrested this spring and sent to Chicago’s Cook County Jail a few weeks into the state's coronavirus lockdown. Crowded, unsani...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 36:32