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An archive of resistance and

radical light.



Black August Archives is a multimedia archive that is dedicated to documenting, collecting, and preserving hxstories of freedom fighters and radical light. A liberatory archive in content and structure, Black August Archives seeks to digitize and disseminate material related to the prison movement, most notably the prisoners' movement of the 1960s and 70s. The archive ultimately works to disseminate these hxstories in order to educate our communities and impact future trajectories of liberation. 

Inspired by the life and legacy of prison activist and fallen freedom fighter George Jackson...

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