Since April 4th, prisoners in at least 4 Texas prisons have been on strike for better conditions and an end to slavery and human rights abuses. This strike is but the latest in a nationwide mass movement inside prisons for dignity and freedom. Minimum wage in Texas prisons is 00/hr. Access to medical care requires a $100 medical copay.
Believe it or not, the entire country is looking at Alabama. Specifically, the Alabama Prison System and its Leadership.
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In a historic action, members of the Industrial Workers of the World’s Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) inside Texas prisons announced rolling prison strikes beginning this morning. As of 9:30 AM we have confirmed that Robertson Unit is on lockdown.
Please arrange a demonstration or educational event for awareness and understanding of the rolling strikes in Texas prisons starting April 4th. Send us pictures here and engage with media as much as possible. Documents will be provided to help you with conversations surrounding this effort.
Prisoners from across the United States have just released this call to action for a nationally coordinated prisoner work stoppage against prison slavery to take place on September 9th, 2016.
Prisoners affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union have announced plans to enact major work stoppages in Texas on Monday April 4th if their demands are not met.