Ohio’s Lucasville Prison Riot in 1993 was the worst since the Attica (NY) Riot of 1971. Social activists, attorneys, filmmakers and former prisoners will convene at Columbus State Community College to discuss the Lucasville uprising. This historic event occurred at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Supermax penitentiary.

Photo Courtesy of Staughton Lynd, author of Lucasville: The Untold Story of a Prison Uprising

via Democracy Now – January 4, 2011
 

It’s been 20 years since Ohio’s most notorious prison uprising, an 11 day occupation of L block at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. The time has come for to respond to these events with reason, honesty and dignity. The Re-Examining Lucasville Conference will devote three days to examining the uprising with this goal in mind…

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