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Why I Should Smack A White Boy

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This panel will try to explore a variety of anarchist perspectives on the origins and impacts of incarceration, strategies and opportunities for resistance and prisoner support, and prison abolition. We will begin our discussion with a focus on the racialized militarization of justice, linking contemporary mass incarceration to a long-standing, white-supremacist confinement and genocide of Africans. We will go on to examine the particular challenges facing incarcerated women, discussing current strategies of resistance carried out by those behind bars, opportunities for solidarity and support from people on the outside, and ways abolitionists can support reform without inadvertently strengthening the prison system. Finally we will discuss, for a long-ass time, the importance of supporting political prisoners and how those efforts contribute to prison abolition more broadly. There will hopefully be time for meaningful and relevant questions and discussions following brief presentations by the speakers as well as opportunities to get involved in anti-prison work. But maybe not... Also see: http://www.archive.org/details/ShutUpWhiteBoyLetMeSpeak_793