Scott Houston is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who’s work is concerned with the cultural, social, and political landscape of contemporary America. His work has received world wide publication for projects on poverty, teenage...
Incarceration Inc. Honorary Winner
Oct 19, 2016
Work from my project Incarceration Inc. is an honorary winner of Life Framers Humans of the World.The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, by far, with 2.2 million citizens in prison or jail. This phenomenon has generally been driven by changes in laws, policing, and sentencing, not by changes in behavior. The results have disproportionately impacted poor and disenfranchised communities mostly of color and African American men. These historic changes remain nearly invisible to many Americans. More of this work can be seen at ... scotthoustonphoto.com