“Organizing the Prisons in the 1960s and 1970s”

On the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison rebellion in 1971, Process, the blog of the Organization of American Historians, speaks with seven scholars of the carceral state about prisoners’ organizing in the 1960s and 1970s and movements protesting mass incarceration today.

This series features three rountable discussions with scholars Dan Berger, Alan Eladio Gómez, Garrett Felber, Toussaint Losier (PhD '13), Lydia Pelot-Hobbs, Tony Platt, and Heather Ann Thompson. 

Part 1: Building Movements

Part 2: Hearing Prisoners Voices

Part 3: Organizing, Past, Present and Future

This series is guest edited for Process by Jessie Kindig.