Commemorating Attica: 50 Years after the Uprising


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Mon, 11/08/2021 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Commemorating Attica: 50 Years after the Uprising

Adam Carpinelli interviews Eddie LeShure, an Attica Brother; survivor of the Attica Prisoner uprising. The event took place on September 9th, 1971 and was an uprising by the incarcerated men of Attica, a maximum security prison located in western New York.  The uprising ended in one of the bloodiest attacks by state authorities in United States history. Special commemoration events have taken place in 2021 so generations will never forget. 

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