Injustice Xhibition

See For Yourself: Bodyguard Confesses To Club Shooting That Sent Rapper To Prison

A videotaped police statement released to HuffPost shows the guard admitting he shot Barron Victor Jr. in self defense.

04/25/2016 07:44 am ET
Victim Barron Victor Jr. (left), Thomas Williams and Club Mercedes. (DAVID LOHR/HUFFINGTON POST ILLUSTRATION)

For convicted rapper McKinley “Mac” Phipps Jr., the quickest route out of prison requires the one thing he won’t do - admit his guilt.

Her Son Is In Prison, And She Paints The Faces Of A Broken Justice System

Sheila Phipps’ paintings help her cope with the pain of her son being locked up for a crime she says he did not commit.

03/30/2016 08:47 am ET
Sheila Phipps stands next to a portrait she painted of her son, McKinley “Mac” Phipps Jr., and other men incarcerated in Louisiana. (DAVID LOHR/HUFFINGTON POST ILLUSTRATION)

The brushstrokes in Sheila Phipps‘ paintings tell the story of a broken criminal justice system in Louisiana — a state notorious for having the highest incarceration rate in the world.

Prosecutors Accused Of Hiding Evidence That Could Free Rapper

A Louisiana district attorney faces mounting pressure to review the questionable murder conviction of McKinley “Mac” Phipps.

03/23/2016 07:53 am ET

McKinley “Mac” Phipps is serving a 30-year prison sentence for a crime he claims he did not commit. To read the full story click below.

This Louisiana mother waits, and
paints, and strives to free her son

By EVE ABRAMS • MAR 16, 2016
Sheila Phipps at the Unprisoned and Bring Your Own storytelling event held March 2.
Claire Bangser/Unprisoned

What do you do when a member of your family is locked up for a crime you are sure he didn’t commit? Sheila Phipps paints.

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