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Vaughn & Building Support for Prison Rebels

An article from the It's Going Down column Bloc Party, discussing the significance of the Vaughn uprising and ways to build solidarity with prison rebels.

The Movement: Silent No More

A short article on the Vaughn uprising by Vaughn inmate Fenel Baine.

From the Vaughn Prison Uprising: “For a Safer, More Secure, and More Humane Prison”

An open letter from Thomas Gordon, who was an inmate at the Vaughn Correctional Center during the uprising, to the warden.

Documents from the 2017 Vaughn Uprising

A collection of documents related to the February 2017 Vaughn uprising in Delaware, when inmates rose up in a rebellion against both their immediate living conditions and the beginning of Donald Trump's presidency.

Missouri Prisoner Uprising: Statement From Inside and Call to Action

The Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee of the IWW union share a statement and call for support from within a Missouri facility that recently saw an uprising in response to drastic cuts in rehab programs and recreation time.

Call for solidarity actions around the 25th anniversary of the Lucasville uprising

As the 25th anniversary of the Lucasville prison uprising approaches, organisers have put out a call for solidarity with the survivors of the uprising, some of whom remain on death row.

The Untold Story: Queer Prison Rebels in Alabama

Anarchist prisoner Michael Kimble describes the role played by queer inmates in recent uprisings at Holman Prison, Alabama. This article first appeared on his blog, Anarchy Live!

Don’t Die Wondering: Atlanta Against the Police (2011-2012)

The winter of 2011-12 saw a number of clashes with the police in Atlanta. I hope that this piece can be helpful for anarchists, anticapitalists, and other would-be rebels in medium sized cities with almost no radical or combative history.

Unforgiving and Inconsolable: Durham Against the Police (2013-14)

Unforgiving and Inconsolable: Durham Against the Police (2013-14)

An account of the movement in Durham, North Carolina, after the police killing of Chuy Huerta in late 2013. Found hosted at the Ferguson & Further collection about anti-police revolts.

Plantation Rising: Uncovering the Aftermath of Florida’s 2016 Fall Prisoner Uprisings

A collection of reports from Florida inmates about the September 9, 2016, prison strike and uprising. Compiled by the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons.