PANTHERS IN THE HOLE: ROBERT KING, ALBERT WOODFOX AND HERMAN WALLACE By Bruno and David Cénou The following is from Panthers in the Hole, by Bruno and David Cénou, a graphic history of the lives of Albert Woodfox, Robert Hillary King, and Herman Wallace, who unjustly spent decades in solitary confinement at Angola Penitentiary in Louisiana. Translated from the […]

Albert Woodfox speakz on being a politikal prisoner interviews former Black Panther political prisoner Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 about his case, his over four decades in isolation, his life as a Panther political prisoner and his release source: Albert Woodfox speaks on being a political prisoner

These Confessionz From Prisonerz in Solitary Confinement Will Break Your Heart

Albert Woodfox lived alone with his own fears for the 43 years he spent isolated behind bars — his story is just one of the many stories of people who have been locked up in solitary confinement. Nearly 20 percent of all prison inmates and 18 percent of jail inmates said they had spent time […]

Albert Woodfox iz Finally Free!

Did you know the resurgence in work around the Angola Three began because of a book over 15 years ago? Yes– a book. Herman Wallace, Albert Woodox, and Robert King Wilkerson wanted to readLive From Death Row by Mumia- but the prison denied it. So lawyers came on board to fight for their right to read […]

Exclusive Interview: Albert Woodfox of Angola 3, Freed After 43 Yearz in Solitary Confinement

Albert Woodfox longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner in the United States. He was held in isolation in a six-by-nine-foot cell almost continuously for 43 years. On Friday, Woodfox was released from a Louisiana jail. He is a member of the Angola 3. Robert Kingmember of the Angola 3 who spent 29 years in solitary confinement for […]

Never Silenced, Herman Wallace’z Spirit iz Smiling –An interview with filmmaker Angad Singh Bhalla

Never Silenced, Herman Wallace’s Spirit is Smiling   –An interview with filmmaker Angad Singh Bhalla By Angola 3 News Canadian filmmaker Angad Singh Bhalla has never shied away from examining politically controversial topics. Nor does he play down his own artistic goal of using media to foster political change. Bhalla’s first independent work, entitled U.A.I.L. Go […]

Beyond Innocence: US Politikal Prisonerz n the Fight Against Mass Incarceration

by Dan Berger (Photo: Barbed Wire via Shutterstock) source: President Obama’s recent statements about mass incarceration, together with his decision to commute the sentences of 46 people serving lengthy and life sentences in federal prison on drug charges, treat “nonviolent drug offenders” as the symbolic figureheads of America’s prison problem. This framing seems to […]

Angola Three’z Robert King lookz back on 30 yearz of solitary confinement

We were caged up,’ says King, who was released in 2001 after a court reversed his conviction, as he closely watches the fate of the last of the three still in prison: Albert Woodfox The ‘Angola Three’: Herman Wallace, Robert King and Albert Woodfox. Photograph: Associated Press in New Orleans Robert King says he […]