5 federal prisons that you should pray you never go to

United States Penitentiary Tucson-Tucson, Arizona

United States Penitentiary Tucson-Tucson, Arizona (Photo Source: BOP.gov)
United States Penitentiary Tucson-Tucson, Arizona (Photo source: BOP.gov)

This facility was built in 2005 and has a large concentration of sex offenders because of the Sex Offender Management Program.  There have been numerous violent fights at the facility and it currently houses Irish mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, whose story is depicted in the new movie Black Mass. It is considered one of the most violent prisons in America.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.



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