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Angola 3

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...

New Chapter In Long Saga Of Black Panther Who Killed Guard

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers for the state of Louisiana have asked a federal appeals court to reinstate the conviction of prison inmate Albert Woodfox...

'Angola 3' Member Dies At 71

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.06.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 71-year-old man who spent more than four decades in solitary confinement in Louisiana died Friday, less than a w...

Angola 3 Prisoner Freed After 41 Years Of Solitary

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 10.02.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was release...

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.