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Alabama Prison Guards Went on Strike This Weekend in Solidarity with Inmates 

A group of guards at an Alabama prison went on strike this weekend, out of solidarity with inmates protesting overcrowding and unjust labor practices. Strikes and work stoppages have rolled through the nation’s prisons following the 45th anniversary of the Attica uprising earlier this month. Read more...
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