Inmates Cheer Patten University’s Annual Open Mic Event

Christmas Eve’s annual open mic night brought out “a lot of hidden talent in San Quentin,” said prisoner Ray Richardson. The prison’s Protestant Chapel served as the venue for over 20 original acts, including slam poetry, comedy, and musical performances, performed by new and familiar faces. Emcee Jonathan “JW” Wilson opened with a reading of … Continue reading Inmates Cheer Patten University’s Annual Open Mic Event