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The resources below provide important grounding to better understanding the life, ideas and political work of George Jackson.

Prisons on Fire – George Jackson

Originally released in 2001, this 29-minute documentary is about the origins of the modern anti-prison movement. Through his writings and leadership inside, George Jackson embodies the legacy of the prison movement. Who was George Jackson? Why was he targeted by the prison administration? What makes him important to the anti-prison movement today?