In the late 1960s, a group of Arkansas prison inmates sued the state Commissioner of Corre...

The War Over the 13th Amendment and Modern Day Slavery – Washington Monthly

In the late 1960s, a group of Arkansas prison inmates sued the state Commissioner of Corrections over conditions in what was then called the Cummins Farm, a 16,500-acre Old South-style plantation staffed by gangs of prisoners. Among their claims was…

 

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