On September 9, 2016, prisoners across the U.S. went on strike.  In Michigan’s low security Kinross prison, workers assigned to kitchen duties refused to report to their shifts.  Hundreds gathered to protest in the prison yard. The strike spread like a prairie fire.  Nationally, 24,000 prisoners participated, making it the largest prisoner labor strike in … Continued

Friday is the 45th anniversary of the 1971 Attica Prison uprising. Twenty-nine prisoners and ten hostages were killed when police took back control of the facility after inmates resisted state repression, demanding better conditions. To mark the occasion in 2016, we’ll broadcast the CD Prisons on Fire: George Jackson, Attica & Black Liberation produced by … Continued

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