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Specters of Attica: Reflections from Inside a Michigan Prison Strike
Apr25

Specters of Attica: Reflections from Inside a Michigan Prison Strike

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 U.S. history. In this episode of Making Contact, four men who were imprisoned...

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