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Alabama prison strike continues in protest of conditions

Incarcerated people across the Alabama prison system are striking into their second week. They are protesting the terrible conditions for those who are incarcerated, citing overcrowding, understaffing and violence among the population and at the hands of guards as their main concerns.

WBHM reporter Mary Scott Hodgin has been covering the strikes and joins Here & Now‘s Scott Tong for more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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