|FROM THE ANN ARBOR SUN, 1974|
“I cannot submit to injustices, even minor ones. Once one starts submitting to minor injustices and rationalizes them away, their accumulation creates a major oppression. That’s how entire peoples fell into slavery.” (Sostre, letter to B, 1974)
How about for Political Prisoner Friday as Scission we do a story on someone who actually has gotten out. Of course, he spent decades behind bars so...
I am talking about Martin Sostre.
Martin Sostre is one hell of a human being.
The following is from Prison Culture.
When I mention the name Martin Sostre, what comes to mind? For many, his name will conjure no images or words. Yet he was a man who made a real impact in terms of prisoner rights in the United States.
by Vincent Copeland