Hundreds Clash With St. Louis Cops To Get A/C For Imprisoned People

Hundreds of demonstrators converged in St. Louis at the local jail workhouse to protest ongoing horrific work and living conditions.

Inmates asked for help and solidarity and in one viral video, were heard screaming, “Help us!, we ain’t got no AC!”

The majority of the facility does not have air conditioning and houses around 800 inmates, many who have not even been convicted of a crime, they simply cannot post bail.

Leading to this protest, local officials claimed investigators would step in, however it remains to be seen if these investigations will do anything and improve conditions.

The city alderman has announced that emergency AC units will be brought in, but only after large militant demonstrations rocked the facility, reported ItsGoingDown.

Protesters pushed on the fence and clashed with police, while inmates waved their shirts out their windows in support.

The militant demonstrations have pushed the issue and forced those in power to respond by creating a crisis and mobilizing broad popular community support across racial lines in the city.

Check out some of the videos and pictures below:


(Article By James Carter)

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