Stabbings, gang rapes, and rats: DOJ gives Alabama 49 days to fix "cruel and unusual" prisons
The DOJ released a scathing 56-page report on Wednesday that details the "deplorable conditions" in 16 Alabama prisons.
We spoke to the inmate in solitary who inspired a national strike against 'modern-day slave conditions'
On Sept. 9, an estimated 24,000 prisoners in 24 states began to engage in various work stoppages and hunger strikes designed to coincide with the 45th anniversary of the 1971 Attica Prison Riot.
Watch our interview with the inmate who launched a massive prison strike from solitary confinement
VICE News speaks to Bennu Hannibal, an inmate in solitary confinement who is one of the lead organizers of a national prison strike.