Annie Kenney, (1879 - 1953) Suffragette who spent three days in prison for daring to ask Churchill and Sir Edward Grey if they believed women should have the right to vote. Neither man replied.

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I appreciate that this is put on OITNB images, because we need to talk a lot more all the time about the realities for women in prison.

I appreciate that this is put on OITNB images, because we need to talk a lot more all the time about the realities for women in prison.

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Suffragette Emmeline Pethick Lawrence on her release from Holloway Prison - London - 1908

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To Ask Freedom for Women is Not a Crime. Suffrage Prisoners Should Not Be Treated as Criminals. banner

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Angela Davis (born 1944) is an American political activist, scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s. Her research interests are feminism, African-American studies, critical theory, Marxism, popular music, social consciousness, and the philosophy and history of punishment and prisons.

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Yuri Kochiyama (1921- ) is a grassroots civil rights activist who has involved herself in a wide range of issues from international political prisoner rights, nuclear disarmament, and Japanese redress for World War II internment. In the 1940s Yuri Kochiyama and her family were one of the many Japanese Americans to be sent to internment camps following the bombing at Pearl Harbor. Several years later she saw many similarities between how the Japanese had been treated in the camps and how many…

Banksy: he's got a point. I was gonna paint some street art on this electrical box, but I realized I could go to jail for longer than a rapist.

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Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee - Prisoners Rights

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