Prison, Police, & state violence

This section focuses on violences against and within marginalized communities, specifically related to police brutality, the prison industrial complex, violence in Indian Country, and resistance. Please email poconlineclassroom@gmail.com if you have any suggestions on resources to add.

PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX & police brutality

Several places already have excellent reading lists related to the prison industrial complex in the US, including the Prison Abolition Syllabus by the African American Intellectual History Society (which includes topics like "Anti-Lynching and Prisoner Defense Campaigns" and includes first person sources), this list from the Prison Culture website/blog and this reading list from Melanie Newport's blog "Exploring the History of the Jail Crisis". Below are more resources and readings.

Readings

Resources

Resistance and Mobilization

disability justice & state violence

Violence in Indian Country