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Part 2: Alabama Prison Strike Organizer Joins with Pastor to Achieve Criminal Justice Reform | Democracy Now!

14.5.16

Part 2: Alabama Prison Strike Organizer Joins with Pastor to Achieve Criminal Justice Reform | Democracy Now!: We continue our interview with an Alabama prisoner about the end of a 10-day strike to protest severe overcrowding, poor living conditions and the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which bans slavery and servitude "except as a punishment for crime," thus sanctioning the legality of forced, unpaid prison labor. We speak with Kinetik Justice, who joins us by phone from solitary confinement in Holman Correctional Facility and is co-founder of the Free Alabama Movement and one of the organizers of the strike, and with Pastor Kenneth Glasgow, founder and national president of The Ordinary People’s Society (TOPS), a faith-based organization focusing on criminal justice reform and rehabilitation of repeat offenders.


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