A hostage situation is underway at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Del., after an unknown number of inmates took control of a building Wednesday morning, injured one corrections officer and took four others, as well as fellow prisoners, captive.
Less than two months after becoming the public face of striking prisoners across the country, one Alabama inmate has launched a hunger strike.
Two prison inmates have died at two separate facilities where inmates were participating in a national prison strike, and organizers say the deaths were preventable.
The U.S. Department of Justice will be conducting an investigation into the conditions at Alabama’s prisons for men, it announced in a statement Thursday.
In 1972, one year after the Attica prison uprising, Muhammad Ali traveled to Ireland to fight Alvin Lewis. While there, he was interviewed by Cathal O’Shannon. Just as pretty as ever, “the Greatest” spoke on his boxing career, the importance of being Black (with a capital B), getting rid of our “slave” names, the…