The following is a direct report by a prisoner on several conditions and grievances at Marion CI in Marion, NC. It briefly gives a good summary of day to day challenges facing prisoners living at the facility, in particular the ways that race, overcrowding, and resource access directly function to increase conflict, violence, and division among prisoners of color. Marion CI is generally understood by prisoners to be one of the most corrupt facilities in the state, as well as the worst in cases of censorship and punishment of politically active prisoners.
This missive is in regards to numerous situations going on here at Marion Corruptional Institution. First and foremost, forget the NCDPS policies. This institution is run by its own policies. For example: every adult close custody facility in NC has a phone in the dorm for inmate usage. Well, Marion doesn’t! One unit here at…
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