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Angela Davis Discusses Prison Industrial Complex

Communication Management Units (CMUs)

Mumia Abu-Jamal Interview on Prisons

The Prison: A Sign of Democracy? Angela Davis explores the range of social problems associated with incarceration and the generalized criminalization of those communities that are most affected by poverty and racial discrimination. She urges her audiences to think seriously about the future possibility of a world without prisons and to help forge a 21st century abolitionist movement.

Privatized Prisons and Prison Industrial Complex

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