by Heather Ann Thompson
"The Attica prison uprising was historic because these men spoke directly to the public, and by doing so, they powerfully underscored to the nation that serving time did not make someone less of a human being."
SOURCE: New York Times
by Eric Foner
The exception included in the 13th Amendment allowing involuntary labor on conviction of a crime was a holdover from prior laws; its authors certainly never intended to enable a system of prison labor, and the amendment should be amended.
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