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Here is a link to the Attica Prison Uprising Primer and Zine produced in September to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Attica Prison Rebellion. This was developed by Mariame Kaba of Project NIA, Lewis Wallace of the PIC Teaching Collective, and Katy Groves. Special thanks to Caitlin Seidler and Micah Bazant for their design talents.

Michelle Alexander has created a website for her book “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” which you can find here.

Here is a document produced by the Justice Fellowship titled 5 Myths about Incarceration

10 Most Startling Facts about People of Color and Criminal Justice in the United States

ACLU (November 2011). Banking on Bondage: Private Prisons and Mass Incarceration

Bureau of Justice Statistics. Correctional Population in the U.S. in 2010

The Pew Center on the States. The Revolving Door of America's Prisons: State by State

Infographic. Prisons Are Expensive

Teaching the Prison Complex by Aparna Lakshmi

Here are some great anti-oppression resources from Organizing Power

Listen to Angela Davis as she discusses the Prison Industrial Complex in 1997 at Colorado College

Captured Words/Free Thoughts (2010) is a collection of poems, stories, and testimonials … [Based on the assumption] that reducing crime and reclaiming our streets depends in part on enabling a generation of abandoned Americans to experience different modes of citizenship, self-reflection, and personal expression, Captured Words/Free Thoughts aspires to empower its contributors and enlighten its readers.

Captured Words/Free Thoughts (2011) is a collection of poems, stories, and testimonials … [Based on the assumption] that reducing crime and reclaiming our streets depends in part on enabling a generation of abandoned Americans to experience different modes of citizenship, self-reflection, and personal expression, Captured Words/Free Thoughts aspires to empower its contributors and enlighten its readers.

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law (Fall 2011 Issue) – Topic :Mass Incarceration

Teach In: Police Violence and Incarceration in Trans Communities