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Prison abolition is more than a lofty theoretical. It’s also unpretty, everyday practices of resisting state policing
There’s no such thing as a “progressive prosecutor” in a system designed to criminalize Blackness
Linda Fairstein will always feel justified because there’s no accountability for the violence of white feminism
Why the plan to replace Rikers, or reform any prison, is doomed to perpetuate the problem
SCOTUS refuses Muslim inmate’s request for imam instead of Christian chaplain for execution
Voting rights restored to former felons in Florida, but lawmakers may add legal hurdles
Second inmate involved in Vaughn prison uprising is mysteriously “found” dead
Largest mass bailout in history releases hundreds from Rikers
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
Conviction of Brazilian political prisoner echoes injustice in the U.S.
Ontario Judge gives light sentence to Black offender citing systemic racism
29 Ohio inmates and prison staff rushed to hospital after opioid exposure
California becomes first state to abolish cash bail, but gives judges more discretion to jail defendants
17 arrested in South Florida as pro-immigrant protests pick up steam
It’s no surprise more women are being imprisoned as less men are. We need abolition, not reforms.
Study: GOP judges give Black people longer sentences, women shorter. What about Black women?
Seven killed in prison brawl in South Carolina, highlighting brutal conditions that breed violence
N.C. approves policy to limit physical restraints of incarcerated women in labor
How Jay-Z & other venture capitalists are creating new problems in the name of social justice
#BanTheBox isn’t enough: Study shows prison is a symptom of economic barriers, not just a cause
First Guantanamo detainee transfer under Trump administration expected soon
“Prison was good for me”: How the state manipulates barely surviving its brutality into sanctuary
Trans Woman Eyricka King Assaulted And Denied Assistance While Held In Prison
Florida womens’ prison goes without water and air conditioning
Innocent Kansas City man released from prison after 16 years due to mistaken identity
Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Prison Cell Following Acquittal
New York Women’s Prison Reclaimed By Former Inhabitants
Mumia Abu-Jamal To Start Hepatitis C Treatment
Dylann Roof To Plead Guilty To Murder Charges, Avoid Death Penalty
Innocent Man Freed From Prison After Serving 20 Years of A Life Sentence
Black people aren’t resistant to mental health treatment. We’re resistant to framing it as a cure
Quality, art, the culture of sameness, and white men’s egos
Comic: Even with human trafficking, cis straights conspire to paint trans women as monsters
The Housing Crisis is intentional and Black communities are fighting back
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