Victoria Law is a writer, photographer and mother. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggle of Incarcerated Women (PM Press 2009) and the co-editor of Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities (PM Press 2012).
As governors mull clemency, battered women should be at the top of the list.
The death of Billy “Guero” Sell will not be the last, warn advocates for prisoners refusing to eat or work.
The strikers are calling for an end to long-term solitary confinement and better prison conditions.