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Is Prison Obsolete runs at Brisbane's Royal on the Park from Wednesday 19th

US reintroduces slavery through prisons

Geoff Ebbs /18 October, 2016

150 years since the abolition of slavery the practice has moved from the farms of the USA to the prisons, according to new documentary Locked Up: in the Land of the Free. The prison population is now 7 times larger than it was in 1970 and 40% of the prisoners in the US are African-American. Continue Reading →