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San Quentin Prisoners Reframe Photos to Share their Stories

A basketball court is stained with blood in a 1975 image. ‘I feel like many prisoners died here,’ noted Tommy Shakur Ross, who is incarcerated.

The Guardian analyzes annotated San Quentin state prison photography by MassArt alumnus Nigel Poor, '92 BFA Photography, also known for the acclaimed podcast "Ear Hustle."

Photograph: Nigel Poor/Tommy Shakur Ross, from The Guardian