“…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.
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
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