On Being A Woman Inside & Outside The Criminal Justice System

By Anna Lekas Miller, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Well, March 17, 2012, was the first time I was ever sexually assaulted by a man. I would say profoundly that was an experience that made me feel more “woman” than anything in my life ever has. [...]

Cecily McMillan On Brutality And Humiliation On Rikers Island

By Cecily McMillan, www.nytimes.com -

I RECENTLY served 58 days of a three-month sentence on Rikers Island. I was convicted in May of assaulting a New York City police officer as the police cleared Zuccotti Park of Occupy Wall Street [...]

Media Decides To Report On Cecily McMillan’s Clothing Choice

By Inae Oh, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Cecily McMillan, the 25-year-old Occupy Wall Street activist who was jailed for elbowing a police officer during a protest, returned to court on Thursday, where a cadre of hard-hitting [...]

Cecily McMillan Interview With Truthout

By Sarah Jaffe, www.truth-out.org -

Maybe the best way that I could explain is through describing a search. Our dorm gets randomly searched at least twice a month, more if they want to set an example or if somebody has been smoking [...]

Cecily McMillan Speaks Out On Abuse Endured During Arrest

By Kira Brekke, www.huffingtonpost.com -

The Occupy Wall Street protester who was jailed for elbowing an officer in the face was released just last Wednesday, and she is now speaking out about the brutality she faced while incarcerated. [...]

Cecily McMillan Released From Prison, Speaks For Those Inside

By the sparrow project, www.sparrowmedia.net -

Imprisoned Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan was released from Rikers Island on Wednesday morning, July 2nd, after serving 58 days. She spoke publicly at a 1pm press conference outside [...]

Cecily McMillan Leaves Prison Behind, But Won’t Forget Fellow Inmates

By Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

McMillan’s time in Rikers may have taken a toll, but it has not broken her. She describes the many indignities there as struggles endured in solidarity with comrades, not as personal complaints. [...]

Cecily McMillan Interview From Prison: Even More Committed

By Chris Arnade, www.theguardian.com -

A former banker visits the only member of Occupy Wall Street to receive a prison sentence: it sounds like the set-up of a joke or a parable of the modern age. Instead, it was a real scene last [...]

Distressing Cecily McMillan Update From Court Appearance

By Stan Williams, www.occupywallstreet.net -

Cecily McMillan, a 25 year old Occupy Wall Street activist who last week was sentenced to a 90-day stay at Rikers for assaulting a police officer on St. Patrick’s Day in 2012, had a court [...]