San Francisco County Jail

Naima Shalhoub: Singing Through Prison Walls

Singer Naima Shalhoub leads weekly music sessions with incarcerated women at a San Francisco County Jail. On May 5, she recorded her debut album Borderlands live at the jail. AJ+’s Dena Takruri caught up with Shalhoub to find out what the music means to the women and what insights she’s gained about the prison industrial complex in the U.S.