The Rise and Fall of the Angola Prison Chapter of the Black Panther Party

A short history of the forming of the only Black Panther Party chapter in prison, its actions and the repression dealt to its militants by prison authorities. Contains references to sexual violence.   In 1970, there were various pockets of unorganized resistance against cruel use of the infamous “Red Hat” dungeon – an isolated dungeon […]

‘CRUEL AND UNUSUAL’ DIRECTOR: THE STORY OF THE ‘ANGOLA 3’ IS TRIUMPH OF HUMAN SPIRIT

by KEVIN GOSZTOLA Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3. Still from trailer of the documentary film, “Cruel And Unusual” The “Angola 3” spent more time in solitary confinement than any other incarcerated individuals in the United States, and now, a documentary telling their story will soon be released. Director Vadim Jean is raising funds so the […]

Albert Woodfox & Robert King (Angola 3): CAUSERIE PUBLIQUE/PUBLIC TALK @ MONTREAL

Friday March 17, 6pm / Vendredi 17 mars, 18h00 1455 de Maisonneuve Ouest, #H-110 auditorium facebook: http://ift.tt/2lCbInw ***français suivra***   As part of the Week Against Police Brutality (https://cobp.resist.ca/), a discussion on incarceration and political repression with Albert Woodfox et Robert H. King will take place Friday March 17th at 6:00 pm at the Alumni Auditorium, […]

‘No apology will give me back my life’: The man who served 43 yearz for a murder he didn’t commit

by Siobhan Fenton Exclusive: Following his release this year after serving almost 44 years for a murder he didn’t commit, Albert Woodfox talks to Siobhan Fenton about politics, the US prison system and whether racism in America has really changed Albert Woodfox says he has never received a formal apology from the US government YouTube Albert Woodfox’s story […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

Message to Mumia  (3:27) Assata Shakur Cat On Fire (2:55) Mumia Abu-Jamal Last Call (short version) (2:41) Wopashitwe Mondo Eyen we Langa Affirmation (1:39) Jalil Muntaqim What “Affirmation” Means to Me (2:55) Sundiata Acoli Maroon Prevails (2:30) Mumia Abu-Jamal A Defined Voice (1:55) Herman Wallace Recorded at Angola State Prison (2:34) Albert Woodfox Update (1:08) […]

THE TRUE, TRAGIC TALE OF THE ANGOLA THREE

PANTHERZ 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 […]

Prison Revolutionariez of the ’60z Generation: Role Modelz for Contemporary Strikerz

 by   James Kilgore In the run-up to the national prison labor strike on September 9, revolutionaries of decades past cast their imposing shadows over a new generation of activists, especially those in organizations like the Free Alabama Movement. At a gathering of the Formerly Incarcerated, Convicted People & Families Movement (FICPFM) held in Oakland […]

Book Party with Robert King and Albert Woodfox!

Book partyMartin Luther King Jr. Labor Center 310 W 43rd St. NYC Monday, August 8, 2016, 6-9pm                 with robert king & albert woodfox                 Forty-four years ago, deep in rural Louisiana, three young black men were silenced for trying to expose continued segregation, systematic corruption, and horrific abuse in the biggest prison in the US, […]

THE TRUE, TRAGIC TALE OF THE ANGOLA THREE

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 […]