Heather Ann Thompson

Heather Ann Thompson is the author of the Pulitzer prize-winning book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Revolt of 1971 and Its Legacy (Pantheon Books, 2016) as well as Whose Detroit? Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City (new edition out May, 2017). A historian, she is on faculty of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in the departments of Afro-American and African Studies, History, and the Residential College.

Attica from 1971 to Today
Against the Current, No. 190, September/October 2017

Mass Incarceration and the Left
Against the Current, No. 173, November/December 2014

African Americans' Forced Labor
Against the Current, No. 147, July/August 2010

The Attica Uprising
Against the Current, No. 126, January/February 2007

History Does Matter
Against the Current, No. 74, May/June 1998