Suffering in Silence 

Suffering in Silence is the product of the ACLU’s investigation into conditions at St. Louis’ correctional facilities. Through testimonies given by corrections officers and prisoners, author Redditt Hudson has compiled a body of material that can serve as a guide to discovery for government officials aware or unaware of what goes on when they are not looking; it is a call for accountability by officials under whose watch the abuse occurs and who are obligated to repair a brutal, broken system. And it is a challenge for all U. S. citizens to stand up and help reclaim America’s credibility and moral standing in the world.