Families, former inmates, SWP protest conditions at Georgia jail

Vol. 84/No. 9 - March 9, 2020
At speak out protesting conditions at Cobb County Detention Center in Marietta, Georgia, Doug Jenkins, above, testifies about being incarcerated there during lockdown. Inset, Rachele Fruit, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, speaks at hearing.

MARIETTA, Ga. — “It’s monstrous what they are doing. How do we allow this?” asked Wanda Webb, one of dozens of family members and former inmates who spoke out at a Feb. 18 meeting here protesting conditions at the Cobb…



‘Militant’ files appeal against paper’s ban in Indiana prison

Vol. 84/No. 3 - January 27, 2020

The Militant is challenging the impoundment of several issues of the paper from subscriber Kevin “Rashid” Johnson at Indiana’s Pendleton Correctional Facility. A letter Johnson sent was received by the Militant Jan. 2, along with copies of prison officials’ “Notice…