Title: Stanley Morris, Covid Experience at Rikers

Collection: Covid at Rikers

Theme: Covid in Confinement

Summary: Stanley Morris was incarcerated at Rikers Island when COVID-19 first hit the facility in 2020. We captured his story as part of our oral history program. He describes the inadequate medical care he received at the jail, where he waited more than three weeks to see a doctor, who dismissed him without an examination. (Part 1 of 2) (video made with @headlinervideo)

Narrator: Stanley Morris

Creator: Annie Anderson

Producer: Regina Campbell

Date Created: May 5, 2021

Full interviews can be accessed here.