A group of protestors in support of the 2018 Nationwide Prison Strike.
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Is the Right Information on the Prison Strike Reaching the Public?

Killings in prisons, violence, and the strike has limited media coverage. The media has struggled to convey information from the prisons to the public.   August 21st marked the beginning of a nation-wide prison strike. The strike was fueled by many things. The sluggishness of the authorities to act is a main point. The violence Read More…

Graffiti meant to promote the 2018 Nationwide Prison Strike.
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The Largest Prison Strike Across the Country Revisited

On August 21st, inmates across the country began perhaps one of the largest prison strikes in national history. Spanning 17 prisons and three weeks (ending on September 9th), the strikes aimed at drawing attention. They want to put an immediate end to what they have termed “modern-day slavery.” To drive change, inmates turned to forms Read More…

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Washington State Prisoners Hold Hunger Strike To Protest Poor Food Quality

Prison officials have reported that inmates started a hunger strike at the Washington State Penitentiary. According to the public information officer of the Penitentiary, Allison Window, about 800 prisoners from five units did not turn up for lunch on Sunday. They are protesting the bad quality of the facility’s food. Washington State Penitentiary Hunger Strike Washington state Read More…