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Angola 3

Visiting Prisoners, Finding Jesus

Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon | Posted 06.16.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

You don't have to look far to learn that one's likelihood of being a prisoner at one point in your life is highly correlated to your race, your gender, and your socio-economic status.

Court Temporarily Blocks Release Of 'Angola 3' Inmate

Associated Press | CAIN BURDEAU & BRIAN SLODYSKO | Posted 06.09.2015 | Crime

ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) — A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked the release of Albert Woodfox, the last of the Louisiana inmates dubbed...

Matt Sledge

'Angola 3' Inspire Solitary Confinement Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

Albert Woodfox has spent the last 41 years in solitary confinement at the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Documentaries, Amnesty International and Desmo...

Sarah Shourd: What Everyone Ought to Know About Angola 3 and Solitary Confinement

Amnesty International | Posted 10.26.2013 | World
Amnesty International

Until recently, both Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox had been held in solitary confinement for 4 decades in Louisiana - longer than almost any other...

"Reform," Bobby Jindal Style

James Rucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Rucker

We may be on the brink of inaugurating a black president, but the miscarriage of justice unfolding in Louisiana with the case of the Angola 3 tells a different story about race, power and accountability.