Inside Security Prison: Everyone Looks Like Us, People Of Color | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Inside Security Prison: Everyone Looks Like Us, People Of Color | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC 1


NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt brings you inside the largest maximum security prison in the United States. In a new series, "Justice for All", Holt spends two nights in the notorious Angola Louisiana State Penitentiary. Lester reports on racial discrimination inside the U.S. criminal justice system, Angola’s plantation history and reveals what inmates told him about seeking justice.
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Inside Security Prison: Everyone Looks Like Us, People Of Color | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

32 Comments on "Inside Security Prison: Everyone Looks Like Us, People Of Color | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC"

  1. Prisons for profit. Only in America.

  2. And they say slavery was abolished.. lol it just transformed into the American “Justice” system.

  3. These prisons are privatized business’s. They are run for profit to make a profit. SpankyPants tRump hands out these contracts to his corrupt crony’s. No monies are spent on adequate on any drug or rehabilitation programs. Rehab takes a backseat to punishment.They are breeding grounds for crime & most of the inmates will be released one day only to come out worst.

    • You could say the same about the Obama administration, or Bush or Clinton, and so on. I’m not disagreeing with the fundamental point, but it is disingenuous to suggest that T***p is the only one perpetuating this system. This has been a human rights problem for a long time, not just the last 3 years.

    • Auriflamme : Yes this problem has been festering for a long time & precedes SpankyPants. The problem is Spanky is a most corrupt individual & I believe the problem will only get worst despite Spanky’s or Jared photo-op with a Kardashian or Kanye West. For example let me get off topic a second & show you the level of corruption within Spanky’s Administration. Useless Billionaires Betsy Devos was appointed Education Secretary to privatize schools like prisons are & this is not even the big con yet to which I will get to. Betsy’s Vevos’s brother is Erik Dean Prince. Erik is ex-Navy Seal & was the CEO of “Blackwater.” Yes! That notorious Blackwater! Erik proposed to tRump that he should privatize the Afghani War to him for a fee of $10,000,000,000.00 a month. Spanky would pull American forces out & Erik would send in his mercenaries for a handsome fee & profit & still the USA would save money he claims. These are the big billion dollar ripoffs we need to monitor closely & not focus on Scott Pruitt buying some stinky used tRump Hotel mattress’s or Ben Carson spending $25,000 on a new desk.

  4. James Christianson | September 6, 2019 at 9:53 PM | Reply

    MSNBCCCP…fake false and fabricated fairytales for the sheeple.

  5. thank you Ari and Lester

  6. These are prison factories where you come out worst than however bad you were before. Rehabilitation is a joke. The recidivism rate in America is almost 80% compared to Norway’s 20% recidivism rate. Norway saves a lot of money. Our prisons are privatized for profit. Usually the contract is awarded to a crony of whoever is serving as POTUS.

    • maybe because every criminal gets goverments funds outside prison ? why do criminal things to get money when you get free money for doing nothing ?

    • channy brooze : There is a co-relation between poverty & incarceration. Norway has better Social Services provided than America but freedom & wanting to remain free is much more than free money which doesn’t truly exist anywhere not even Norway. This is a much more complex problem than the sentence or paragraph you or I write about.

    • @P J norway’s population is 5,2 million thats like 1/5th of texas population, they are more capatalist then the US they got very high taxes which they pay their social programs with but buneath that is more capatalism then the US beside its an oil rich country yet they pay for health a bit less then Americans today, you are lying about Norway you can’t apply a vastly different country in a vastly different region with a vastly different history and duplicate that in America with over 300+ million and already a 22+ trillion debt.

  7. Alex Ocasio-Gomez | September 6, 2019 at 10:18 PM | Reply

    The real discrimination is against men. Why are 90% of people in prison people whose privates look like mine?

  8. She's my President | September 6, 2019 at 10:25 PM | Reply

    I can imagine MSNBCannibal maniacal discussions on how they are going to manipulate the public consciousness to VOTE for their MSNBCannibal Candidate .. and it’s a scene with some naked Danny Devito looking pig in room with naked boys and girls tied to a torture post in the background clenching his fist on the phone with the CIA MSNBCannibal PROGRAM Director saying *I dont care if it has discredited US WE have an unlimited budget!! WE ARE THE SYSTEM!!! I AM A GOD!!!!! Trump has no idea OF our powER!!! PowerrrRRrrrrRRrr*

    • She’s my President
      Kumrade kumbunny take a day off sometime 😂👍🏻😂

    • She's my President | September 7, 2019 at 12:36 AM | Reply

      @low key Dont get buttraped by Danny Devito bending over for him like you are

    • @She’s my President hmm…maybe try imagining a modicum of intelligence, while you’re at it. Quite a stretch, granted, but you’re clearly used to imagining alternate reality.

    • She's my President | September 7, 2019 at 1:13 AM | Reply

      @low key LOOK !! You all are under surveillance and any foreign interfereence in US elections will be met with POLICE ACTION!! You are in engaging in International Treaty violations .. *CeaseAndDesist!* You will be fined for your troll farm activity ..

    • @She’s my President *yawns* What a boring little bot you are — not only ignorant, but also completely irrelevant. On to more interesting things.

  9. I was hoping Lester would get some Prison tattoos

  10. black culture associated with rap culture, hiphop culture, gang culture combined with being poor causes black kids to use and romanticize violence for a quik get rich scheme which causes high crimes and high inmates of black color in jails today their role models are gangsters and rappers not scientists or being a teacher, not cause of some racism and any white person living today ain’t to blame for that for the things their ancestors did, neither do we punish kids of criminals in this society but the dems seem to want punish kids of today for past family crimes based on a skin color purity test, seems like nazi-north korea this reperation, im asian i havent heard a thing about my reperation from wwii back in the east of China, American war crimes by them and the japanese ?

  11. Lester Holt is THE best television journalist!

  12. Are we gonna talk about fathers and the family court anytime soon?

  13. Lester always goes to where the pain is: From sitting down with trump to a prison cell

    Next: Sitting down with trump in his prison cell? Fingers crossed!

    • indefinitetruth | September 7, 2019 at 5:49 AM | Reply




  15. Ahhh, poor murderers having to work hard. Interview the families who have had someone they love taken from them,violently, forever.

  16. you have to lock them up from teens to there 30s

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