Bauer, Shane. 2018. Time article (very, very good and eye opening), but he also has a book. https://time.com/5405158/the-true-history-of-americas-private-prison-industry/
Berger 2018. https://www.aaihs.org/scales-of-struggle-and-the-carceral-state/ Journalistic article with very good commentary and links. Points out inter alia that Michelle Alexander paints in very broad strokes. I need to know / learn / read more.
Chase 2019. https://uncpress.org/book/9781469653570/we-are-not-slaves/
Christie, Nils. Crime Control As Industry
Felber, G. https://uncpress.org/book/9781469653822/those-who-know-dont-say/ — CITE with those who say carceral state has its origins in the repression of civil rights / nation of Islam.
Foucault, M. Discipline and Punish. This is where the concept carceral continuum comes from.
Gilmore, Ruth Wilson, 2018. Golden Gulag. UC Press.
McCann, Bryan. http://www.uapress.ua.edu/product/Mark-of-Criminality,6607.aspx
Prison Abolition Syllabus 2.0
Sherry, Michael S. The Punitive Turn in American Life: How the United States Learned to Fight Crime Like a War. UNC Press, 2020.
Wikipedia on the carceral archipelago. Good explanations, bibliography, although it is “just Wikipedia.”
Photographs and news
Camp A in 1901 https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/state-lhp%3A6518 (originally the slave quarters)
Rubin et al., ProPublica report on COVID at Angola, 24 June 2020. Detailed information on officials, corruption, more.
Northie, Wayne and Robbie Robidoux, 2020. On Girard, sacrificial violence, violence as foundation of Western civilization, restorative justice, and more. Worth seeing.