This black and white photograph shows a door that opens into a brightly lit room where a Black man in a white t-shirt sits at a table. His shackled hands rest against his temple. He peers out past the camera.

Death Row: Without Glass

Driven by a deep-seated belief that capital punishment is morally wrong, Boston-based artist Lou Jones captured the humanity of death row inmates across the United States in his photographic portrait project.

By Francesca G. Bewer, in collaboration with Lou Jones