Title: Stanley Morris, Covid Experience at Rikers (Part 2)

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. In this clip, he describes the jail’s unsanitary conditions and having to make homemade masks from bed sheets. In his 20 years of going back and forth to Rikers, this was his worst experience there. (Part 2 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.