“Protest” or “hunger strike?” Officials at the Robert N. Davoren complex (R.N.D.C.), a jail part of the Rikers Island correctional facility, have offered conflicting statements on the actions of a group of detainees who protested their living conditions on January 8th.Read more →
posts and bio Stephanie Hinnershitz
Steph Hinnershitz is a historian with the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy at the National WWII Museum and earned her PhD from the University of Maryland in 2013. Her speciality is the American home front and civil-military relations during WWII and her most recent book, Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II, was published in 2021 with Penn Press.