SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Organizer Mariame Kaba is one of the leading public intellectuals behind the movement for the abolition of the institutions of policing and prisons and for a politics that imagines more humane alternatives.
SOURCE: Insurrect: Radical Thinking in Early American Studies
Several young scholar/activists reflect on how historical analysis can inform the contemporary prison abolition movement and alternative approaches to justice.
by Marc Lamont Hill
Abolitionism is about more than dismantling prisons. It is also about building a world with universal access to safety, self-determination, freedom and dignity.
SOURCE: Places Journal
by Stephen Dillon
The architecture of the "supermax" prison targets the senses and emotions of the incarcerated as a means of control in the wake of political organizing inside and outside of prisons in the 1960s and 1970s.
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