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Articles by Sybil Drew

Ashes to Ashes: In Illinois, the Erasure of Incarcerated People Continues After Death

by Sybil Drew, Truthout

The mausoleum at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro, Illinois holds a secret: Hidden away in the top shelf are more than a dozen containers of unclaimed ashes. They hold the cremains of prisoners who died at the nearby Graham Correctional Center, a medium-security all-male facility ...