Activism and Social Justice

2 Activism and Social Justice articles categorized as: Prison-Industrial Complex

Scott Sisters: Mississippi Justice
by NAACP and Solitary Watch

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Last year NAACP campaigned a petition to help free the Scott sisters. They were freed, but still face many challenges. See the petition and a current story on the release of the Scott sisters as well as links to more information about their story.

Invisibility of Women Prisoner Resistance
by Victoria Law

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Victoria Law’s research indicates that women prisoners are even more overlooked by mainstream society than their male counterparts.  She explains how their struggles to improve their health care, abolish sexual, maintain contact with their children and efforts to further their education have been ignored or dismissed by those studying the prison-industrial complex.