Eugene Debs campaigned for both president and prison reform from a federal penitentiary. His critiques of the prison system still resonate.
The Black feminist collective's 1977 statement has been a bedrock document for academics, organizers and theorists for 45 years.
The feminist movement of the 1970s worked to raise awareness of violence against women, but diverged on the role of law enforcement in fighting it.
According to one criminologist, “constructing public space as dangerous to women ... reinforces traditional gender norms which emphasize women as vulnerable."
In the 1970s, one of the most powerful tools of feminism came from speaking out loud the nature of oppression.