Survived and Punished

Released Dec 5, 2017
Tags: #FreeBresha, Bresha Meadows, criminalization, incarceration, prison abolition, Survived and Punished

Bresha Meadows: Survived and Punished

Bresha Measows is a young Black girl incarcerated for defending her life against domestic violence. She is one of tens of thousands of girls and young women locked up behind bars across the United States facing violence at the hands of the criminal punishment system. #FreeBresha, free them all!

Released Aug 9, 2017
Tags: #freeky, Ky Peterson, prison abolition

Ky Peterson: Survived and Punished

Ky Peterson should be free, but right now he is in prison for defending his life against physical and sexual assault.

Released Jun 22, 2017
Tags: criminalization, Paris Knox, prison abolition, Survived and Punished

Paris Knox: Survived and Punished

Paris Knox is a 38-year-old Black mother sentenced to 40 years in prison for defending her life against an abusive ex-partner.

Released Jun 20, 2017
Tags: activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, politics, prisons, race, violence

Marissa Alexander: Survived and Punished

Marissa Alexander is a survivor of domestic violence who was sentenced to a 20 year mandatory minimum sentence for firing a single warning shot into the ceiling. Learn about her story and the creative organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

Released Jun 20, 2017
Tags: activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, prisons, race, violence

Joan Little – Survived and Punished

Joan Little was the first woman acquitted of murder on the grounds of of self-defense against sexual violence. Learn about her story and the global organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

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