Carceral Studies

“…and what I learned about prison in the United States, is that it’s a new form of plantation…” – Assata Shakur

Prison Industrial Complex as Old and New Jim Crow

Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The New Press, 2013.

Gross, Kali N. Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880–1910. Duke University Press, 2006.

Haley, Sarah. No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

LeFlouria, Talitha L. Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South. The University of North Carolina Press, 2015.
Prison Abolition Syllabus at AAIHS http://bit.ly/2gmE3fK
Surveillance

Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse to Help Build Muslim Registry for Trump http://bit.ly/2gYOMsv

Joseph, George. “Racial Disparities in Police ‘Stingray’ Surveillance, Mapped.” CityLab. http://www.citylab.com/crime/2016/10/racial-disparities-in-police-stingray-surveillance-mapped/502715/ [Baltimore, Tallahasse, Milwaukee]

The NYPD Arrests Women for Who They Are and Where They Go — Now They’re Fighting Back | Village Voice – http://bit.ly/2gzqV2l

Public In/Formation – Now more than ever, we need to create and defend vital spaces of information exchange. Librarians, step up. – http://bit.ly/2gaojMP

#StandingRock

12 photos showing indigenous activists’ celebration of historic Standing Rock victory http://bit.ly/2gjzwFH

Gov of N Dakota issues mandatory “evacuation of all persons” #StandingRock camp  #NoDAPL, PDF  (via @culturite on Twitter) –  http://bit.ly/2fYZZJm

Standing Rock protest: Companies attack Dakota Pipeline ruling – BBC News http://bbc.in/2gYqQcf

The Dakota Pipeline Will Be Rerouted, but the Standing Rock Campers Aren’t Moving Just Yet | VICE | United States http://bit.ly/2gRNBvS

Water Cannons Used Against Dakota Pipeline Protesters – The Atlantic http://theatln.tc/2hN4Yxs

North Dakota officials hope to quell pipeline protests with fines| Reuters http://reut.rs/2fKhpZA

How We Fight Back
“Coins, Cops, and Communities”Toolkit | American Friends Service Committee http://bit.ly/2gmDaDZ
Things to Know About Web Security Before Trump’s Inauguration: A Harm Reductionist Guide – Medium http://bit.ly/2gP0Q2b
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