The racialized history of mass incarceration is so important. If we don’t understand the past, how can we make sense of the present? #statesofincarceration
The #statesofincarceration exhibit has made its way to Minnesota. In partnership with the AIM Interpretive Center, this installation examines histories of carceral colonialism. To learn more about just how long the history of incarceration extends, visit the exhibit at the @minnesotahistoricalsociety
Join us next week for the first Rikers Island Public Memory Project Story collection day!
Collective imagining from our most recent @massstorylab in Phoenix. #latergram #statesofincarceration
On Saturday’s we listen to On the Count radio for the latest discourse on criminal justice reform, from those who are most impacted and working on the frontlines. Listen on WBAI if you’re in the NYC area or online at wbai.org. The show airs Saturdays from 11 am to 12 pm.
Make sure to check out our blog: statesofincarceration.org/blog. Our latest post is from the perspective of our student tour guides from Rutgers New Brunswick.
From the #statesofincarceration interactive in NYC. 79% of those detained at Rikers are awaiting trial. As #closerikers picks up steam it’s important that the stories of those most impacted lead the way.
Immigrant detention and mass deportation are integral parts of the prison industrial complex. A number of #statesofincarceration visitors shared their thoughts on this in the interactive portion of the exhibit. It’s imperative as we are having this conversation that the voices of those most impacted are centered.