(CNN)Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism — specifically prison reform.

The reality star turned criminal justice reform advocate is now working on a documentary about the subject, which will be released via Oxygen. Kardashian West stopped by a Washington, D.C., prison last week to film part of “Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project.” The media mogul said she met with inmates who are taking a course with Georgetown professor Marc Howard and will feature their stories in the documentary.

Last week I was so moved by Dr. Marc Howard, a Georgetown professor who teaches a course inside of a DC prison where men & women can get Georgetown credits. I met so many amazing people that can’t wait to share their stories with you. pic.twitter.com/xxmnIPFy7j

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) July 27, 2019 A release date for the film has not yet been announced, though Oxygen says it will be 2 hours long. “I hope you will learn about the justice system the way I have,” Kardashian West wrote on Twitter Saturday.Read MoreKardashian West has been working with lawyers and activists in a national bipartisan advocacy group for criminal justice reform. Since 2018, she has helped commute the sentences of more than a dozen inmates whom she believes were unfairly sentenced. Kim Kardashian West, Esq. in 2022? You better believe itKim Kardashian West, Esq. in 2022? You better believe itKim Kardashian West, Esq. in 2022? You better believe itOne of them was Johnson, a first-time nonviolent drug offender who’d been serving a life sentence since 1996 when President Trump freed her last year.Last month Kardashian West visited the White House to support a new initiative to help former inmates get jobs after they are released from prison. In April the 38-year-old announced she is studying to become a lawyer so she can be better informed while advocating for reforms to the US justice system.

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