March 18, 2019: Eight prisoners began a hunger strike in response to being placed in solitary confinement without due cause.
October 1, 2016: According to the Free Alabama Movement, Holman guards quit en masse. One guard is quoted as saying, "We’re tired of them playing games with y’all and our lives. It doesn’t make any sense. You be safe Lil Brother."
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
September 9, 2016: Prisoners refuse to go to work, specifically stopping operations in the kitchen and the facility's tag plant. Reports from prisoners state that officers are performing prison labor duties, while prisoners sleep in and read during a lock-down.
August 1, 2016: When COs enter a dorm to break up a fight, prisoners resist as they did in March, expelling the guards from their dorm, setting a fire and erecting barricades.
May 1-11, 2016: In solidarity with Texas prisoners, and in response to ADOC plan to build four "mega prisons" to quell rebellions, Free Alabama Movement calls for a strike and action at the state legislature. The ADOC budget request fails on the second day of the strike,
March 14, 2016: Despite lockdown from Friday night's uprising, prisoners attack guards again and retake the dorm on Sunday. Again, emergency response teams armed with shotguns regain control of the unit. Rebels are restrained and taken to the basketball courts, where they
March 11-12, 2016: Prison staff intervene in a conflict between two groups of prisoners. The prisoners respond by attacking the guards. Warden Carter Davenport is stabbed during the altercation. Staff retreat and prisoners destroy a large amount of prison property, sending
September 5, 2014: An unknown number of prisoners participated in a disturbance that began when a prisoner attacked a guard as he was searching for contraband cell phones.
January 1-8, 2014: The Free Alabama Movement goes public with a work-stoppage against unpaid labor, sanitation issues and overcrowding. The protest lasts several days. According to the Free Alabama Movement, all of the 2,400 prisoners at both Holman and St Clair facilities