Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy
The definitive history of the infamous 1971 Attica Prison uprising, the state’s violent response, and the victim’s decades-long quest for justice.
On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York to protest years of mistreatment. Holding guards and civilian employees hostage, the prisoners negotiated with officials for improved conditions during the four long days and nights that followed. […Learn More]