Political activist and author Angela Davis, professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, spoke to a standing room only audience about feminism, prison abolition, and civil rights at the Statler Auditorium, Cornell University.

The focal point of Davis’ speech was the abolition of what she termed the “prison-industrial complex.”  Professor Davis supports prison reform and cited reasons for the dismantlement of the entire prison system as it presently exists.  Davis went on to say that Republicans who support prison abolition do so because they see mass incarceration as a symptom of “big government.”

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About Christopher Zoukis, MBA

Christopher Zoukis, MBA, is the Managing Director of the Zoukis Consulting Group, a federal prison consultancy that assists attorneys, federal criminal defendants, and federal prisoners with prison preparation, in-prison matters, and reentry. His books include Directory of Federal Prisons (Middle Street Publishing, 2020), Federal Prison Handbook (Middle Street Publishing, 2017), Prison Education Guide (PLN Publishing, 2016), and College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons (McFarland & Company, 2014).

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