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Louisiana Number One in Incarceration
Law Professor, Loyola University New Orleans
What I Learned From Herman Wallace: Black Panther, Political Prisoner, and Friend
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon
Author, "Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith," 'Jus...
Last month, at the age of 71, after 41 years in solitary confinement, and less than three days of freedom, Herman Wallace died of cancer in Louisiana. He once asked me: "Why would you be my friend? Are you forgetting that I don't believe in God?"
Sarah Shourd: What Everyone Ought to Know About Angola 3 and Solitary Confinement
Defending Human Rights Worldwide
Redemption and Retribution
Dr. Lawrence M. Schall
President of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga.
New York Times
, Campbell Robinson writes about Angola and Warden Burl Cain. Of the over 5,000 prisoners held at Angola, less than 200 are ever expected to leave.
Your Weekend Random-Ass Roundup: The Smug Face of Black Poverty and the Feds Take on America's "Toughest" Sheriff.
Gene Marks's epic poverty fail, faith-based slavery in a Georgia prison, and making the mundane crunk.
Prison Hospice Care Teaches Inmates About Dying With True Dignity
Adrian Margaret Brune
A.M. Brune is a freelance writer and contributor to The Guardi...
shows a different take on the U.S. penal system's obligation to dying prisoners and those trying to change their lives before it's too late.
The Exonerated Deserve Justice, Not the Supreme Court's Indifference
Wrongfully convicted of murder
I spent 27 ½ years in Angola prison as an innocent person. When I walked out of prison, I was just happy to be free. But seven years after proving my innocence, I haven't received an apology or a dime.
Former Prisoner Receives Polk Award
Should Judicial Mistakes Weigh Heaviest on the Poor?
Columnist, author, and theologian
In what began as an armed robbery gone bad, Gene Toca was convicted based on misidentifications by two eyewitnesses. Though it remains doubtful that he was even at the scene of the crime, he's been in prison since 1985.
Christmas Day in a Louisiana Dungeon
Executive Director, ACLU (1978-2001, Retired) and President of...
It's Christmas Day, and Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace are about to begin their 37th year in the dungeon of Angola Prison. A crucifixion. Where is the public outrage that will resurrect them?
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