Nowadays, mass incarceration is ruling the headlines in the national media. The subject is being investigated like never before, as journalists and others examine what is spurring mass incarceration in America and the effects of it. The United States is unique when it comes to incarceration (of adults and children), as other nations are less likely to lock people away for long bids. It is only right that President Barack Obama get involved in the growing movement.
In a special report, President Obama will visit a federal prison and talk with inmates about their experiences for VICE. It is the first time a sitting president has done such a thing. Catch POTUS’ journey, “Fixing the System” on HBO on Sunday, September 27th! Watch the promo for the monumental event below: