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Activists across the world deliver South Carolina prisoners’ demands to United...

South Carolina’s prison system has reached a breaking point, and right now it is breaking the minds, bodies and spirits of human beings.

Free South Carolina Movement commemorates Black August and exposes deplorable prison...

“For we are our own liberators; to expect that someone will take full responsibility for our own freedom is suicide!” – George Jackson

Free South Carolina Movement statement on the first anniversary of the...

We are gathered here on this day to commemorate the fallen comrades that made their transition in the Lee County Massacre exactly one year ago. If it weren’t for the innovative resources of prisoners, this travesty would have been downplayed by the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC), or worse: It could have been swept under the rug.

Hundreds of South Carolina prisoners sent to solitary confinement over Facebook

In the South Carolina prison system, accessing Facebook is an offense on par with murder, rape, rioting, escape and hostage-taking. Back in 2012, the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) made “Creating and/or Assisting With a Social Networking Site” a Level 1 offense, a category reserved for the most violent violations of prison conduct policies. It’s one of the most common Level 1 offense charges brought against inmates.