Holman Correctional Facility, Escambia County, Alabama
September 26, 2016

Amidst consistent organized and spontaneous rebellion by prisoners, an entire shift of correctional officers skip work, forcing the warden and director of prisons to hand out trays and otherwise run the facility. According to the Free Alabama Movement, at least some of the guards participate in solidarity with the prisoner’s protests.

Citation:

“Alabama prison guards went on strike, Department of Corrections confirms”, Alabama Local News, September 26, 2016.

“Amid increasing violence, Holman Prison guards to strike this week”, Advance Local, September 27, 2016.

“Prison Guards in Alabama Join Inmates on Strike”, Take Part, September 28, 2016.