Activists Say 20K Prisoners Have Taken Part in Strike

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In 29 years in prison, David Bonner has mopped floors, cooked hot dogs, and cut sheets of aluminum into Alabama license plates. That job paid $2 a day, enough to buy a bar of soap at the commissary or make a short phone call. "This is slavery," said Bonner, 51, who is serving a life sentence for murder. "We're forced to work these jobs and we get barely anything,” Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!