Prisons, State Violence, and the Organizing Tradition
Dan Berger (University of Washington) explores the central role that people in prison played during the civil rights and Black Power movements of the 1960s and 1970s. It argues that today’s mass incarceration began as a response to the mass mobilization of prisoners and neighborhoods.
mass incarceration, prison, prisoners, state violence, civil rights movement, Black Power movement, race, organizing
African American Studies | Race and Ethnicity | United States History
Berger, Dan. "Prisons, State Violence, and the Organizing Tradition." Ensemble video, 01:18:50. March 3, 2015. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/Yb74Xei3