This video coverage of a MAPS protests shows describes how “a group of community members made up of anti-prison activists and people who've spent time behind bars themselves marched through downtown Lansing this afternoon to raise awareness about a nationwide prisoner strike.” It features an interview with a MAPS organizer.
Activists march in Lansing for better prison conditions as nationwide prisoner strike continues.
This Michigan Radio interview features Dennis Boatwright, a man formerly incarcerated in the Michigan prison system, describing the importance of supporting prisoner protests and of paying attention to the demands issued during the national prisoner strike.
Lansing and Chicago on the march as National Prison Strike grows
This article from the San Francisco Bay View describes the protest march organized by MAPS to draw attention to the national prison strike.
Lansing, MI: Abolitionists Demonstrate in Solidarity with #MillionsforPrisoners
This article, written by MAPS, describes a protest in which they blocked the intersection outside of the Michigan Department of Corrections office in solidarity with the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March.
Protesters block downtown Lansing streets, equate Michigan prisons neo-Nazi movement
This article describes a protest organized by MAPS outside the Michigan Department of Corrections office. The protest was organized in solidarity with the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March.
Group takes to Lansing streets to protest Michigan prisons
This article describes a MAPS protest, organized to coincide with the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights march. The protest was meant to draw attention to “racism and fascism in the Michigan prison system.”
Phone Zap: Stop the Harassment of Whistleblowers Following Murder of Black Gay Prisoner in Michigan Prison
This article promotes a call-in to a Michigan prison demanding an end to harassment of prisoners for speaking out against the wrongful death of their fellow inmate.
Support Kinross Rebel Cedricx Doss After Release from Solitary
This article describes a support campaign for a Kinross rebel. After facing 10 months in administrative segregation, Cedricx was transferred back to Kinross without any of his possessions.
Kinross Prison Rebels Transferred Out of Isolation
This article celebrates the release of 60 Kinross rebels being released from administrative segregation. It also describes the continued efforts of MAPS' solidarity campaign to support these rebels' transition back to general population.
Abolitionists Rally Outside Home of Prison Director in East Lansing
This article, written by MAPS, describes a protest the group organized outside of the private home of the director of the Michigan Department of Corrections, Heidi Washington. They organized the protest to pressure the MDOC to release the remaining Kinross prisoners being held in solitary confinement back into general population.