A hopeless place: St Louis workhouse denounced as a modern-day debtors prison
Updated on 10/19/2022
Inez Bordeaux was at times left broke, homeless, and living in a halfway house over the years of unpleasant interactions with the criminal justice system in St Louis Missouri. But the only time she ever felt hopeless was during the month she was incarcerated in the city’s infamous work house jail in 2016.
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