At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.
An extraordinary new book of photographs called “Grace Before Dying” shows us a different side of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, which has a reputation as one of the most dangerous prisons in the country.
The photos show the inmates, who volunteer in the prison’s hospice program helping other inmates suffering from cancer and other terminal illnesses in their final days.
Photographer Lori Waselchuk told Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock, “These photographs may challenge stereotypes about incarcerated people and I hope inspire solutions to improve the criminal justice system.”
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.