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He’s A Young White Man. She’s A Black Transgender Woman. They’re Cellmates.

Lady Jay

From the producers of Uncuffed and San Quentin Radio:

Close to 3,500 inmates are currently incarcerated at San Quentin. They live in cells that are 48 square feet, and a little less than eight feet tall — most of them with a cellmate. From San Quentin Radio, here’s the story of a pair of cellmates who made the choice to live together, despite a mountain of obstacles.

"So living with baby bear, this is my really my first time living with anyone that wasn't black, and wasn't a gang banger in this facility."

Our radio training program at San Quentin State Prison is supported by Arts in Corrections, a program of the California Arts Council with funding from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

This story originally aired on October 24, 2018.


Crosscurrents From The Producers Of UncuffedSan Quentin Radio