Up Next

New Hampshire Nerds

A trans activist finds her voice in prison

LIFE_BEYOND_BARS_1b (2)

 

More than 2 million people are incarcerated in the United States. This series looks at what happens to their lives—their relationships, families and future prospects—when they get out.

At 20, Shagasyia Diamond committed a crime that put her in prison for 10 years. That’s where she found her voice. “Before I got incarcerated I was kind of shy,” she says. “In an environment with such aggressive people, I definitely had to be able to be more assertive … I had to be able to know who I was real fast.” In this video by Elettra Fiumi and Lea Khayata of Granny Cart Productions, Diamond describes how she’s developed since her time behind bars, as a singer, songwriter and transgender activist.

 

 

Our Shows

NOW

In Living Color

Wed, Nov 22, 2017 - 6:00 pm

NEXT

In Living Color

TONIGHT

8:00 pm

Car vs America

8:30 pm

Car vs America

9:00 pm

Big Fix Alaska

10:00 pm

Supercar Megabuild

WHERE TO WATCH