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Monday, September 28, 1998

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  • Critical Resistance — Prison Reform

    This weekend a major conference took place at the University of California, Berkeley. It was called Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison-Industrial Complex. One of its chief organizers was Angela Davis. Jailed as a Black Panther in the 1970’s, prison issues have long been her major focus.

  • Young People Respond to Prison Crisis

    Young people were an integral force in the Critical Resistance conference. This week, a number of high school students in the Bay area will stage a walkout protesting the rate of incarceration of young people.