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Toward An Intellectual History of the Angola 3

Guest Post by Holly Genovese Last weekend, Albert Woodfox walked free after 43 years of incarceration, much of which was spent in solitary confinement in the Louisiana State Penitentiary for the murder of prison guard Brent Miller. Woodfox, alongside Herman Wallace and Robert Hillary King, has long contended that they were unfairly incarcerated because of their association with the Black Panther Party. I have spent the better part of three years writing about Woodfox, Wallace, and King.  My interests began in the Black Power origins of the Angola 3 and their connections to the New Orleans Black Panther Party. But Read more