Alice Marie Johnson is a 62-year-old grandmother. In 1996, after a jury trial, Johnson was convicted of nonviolent drug conspiracy charges and sentenced to life in prison without parole. Mic spoke exclusively with Johnson via video call from Aliceville Correctional Institution in Alabama.
Alice Marie Johnson has been in prison for 21 years for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense. pic.twitter.com/VFe29D2ve8
— Mic (@mic) October 23, 2017