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  1. Amnesty International calls for Angola 3 member Albert Woodfox's release after court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... the selection of a grand jury foreperson. Amnesty International has followed Woodfox's case, and the case of fellow Angola 3 member -- the late Herman Wallace - for years. "It is time for Albert Woodfox to walk free, and it is unconscionable to hold ...

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  2. 5th Circuit ruling could mean freedom for 'Angola 3'...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    An inmate who has been held in solitary confinement for more than 40 years for the alleged murder of a prison guard has won a reversal of his conviction. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a federal judge's decision to overturn the conviction of Albert Woodfox, 67, a member of the so-called "Angola 3," the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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  3. Angola 3 member Albert Woodfox's conviction overturned by federal appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    The 5th Circuit Court of appeals on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, overturned the conviction of Angola 3 member Albert Woodfox for his alleged involvement in the 1972 murder of prison guard Brent Miller. overturned for a third time Woodfox's conviction related to the 1972 stabbing of a Louisiana State Penitentiary prison guard, Brent Miller, according to federal court documents.

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  4. Angola warden preaches power of religion to criminal justice studentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Advocate

    ... produced, even if they'll never again walk outside prison walls, said Cain, who runs Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Cain said that moral instruction, along with giving the 6,000-plus inmate population respect and something useful to do, has ...

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  5. Boosie BadAzz to Release New Album 'Touch Down 2 Cause Hell' This FebruaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... most recent solo album, 2010's "INCARCERATED," was recorded and released while serving a 96-month prison sentence at Angola Louisiana State Penitentiary. The album earned widespread acclaim, with Released in March 2014 after serving a reduced ...

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  6. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  7. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 9 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  8. Prospect.3 live stream panel discussion focuses on prisons and the legacy of slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | NOLA.com

    Moderated by William P. Quigley, law professor and director of the Law Clinic and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center at Loyola University, New Orleans New Orleans photographers Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick have spent years documenting The Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola and its eerie echoes of historical farm slavery. Tonight , Calhoun and McCormick will join legendary civil rights activist Angela Davis, former Louisiana prisoners, and others in a round table discussion on the Xavier University campus.

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  9. Authorities question grandson in womana s weekend slaying; he was released Friday from prisonRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | The Advocate

    A Ville Platte man being questioned Monday in the weekend slaying of his grandmother had been released Friday from the state prison in Angola after serving two years for burglary and theft, state prison officials said. A farmer found 80-year-old Delsy Williams' body on Monday off of La.

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  10. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  11. Prisoner: Illegal body searches conductedRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Advocate

    Lawyers for a Louisiana prison inmate whose conviction in the 1972 death of a guard was overturned say he has been subjected to illegal "body cavity searches" while he awaits the next step in his prosecution. The inmate is Albert Woodfox, 67, one of the Louisiana prisoners supporters have dubbed the "Angola Three," owing to their long stretches in solitary confinement at the state penitentiary in Angola.

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    Wednesday Oct 29 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Lawyers for a Louisiana prison inmate whose conviction in the 1972 death of a guard was overturned say he has been subjected to illegal "body cavity searches" while he awaits the next step in his prosecution. The inmate is 67-year-old Albert Woodfox, one of the prisoners supporters have dubbed the "Angola Three," owing to their long stretches in solitary confinement at the state penitentiary in Angola.

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    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Advocate

    Lawyers for a Louisiana prison inmate whose conviction in the 1972 death of a guard was overturned say he has been subjected to illegal "body cavity searches" while he awaits the next step in his prosecution. The inmate is 67-year-old Albert Woodfox, one of the prisoners supporters have dubbed the "Angola Three," owing to their long stretches in solitary confinement at the state penitentiary in Angola.

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  14. Prisoner says state conducts illegal body searchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | WBRZ

    Lawyers for a Louisiana prison inmate whose conviction in the 1972 death of a guard was overturned say he has been subjected to illegal "body cavity searches" while he awaits the next step in his prosecution. The inmate is 67-year-old Albert Woodfox, one of the prisoners supporters have dubbed the "Angola Three," owing to their long stretches in solitary confinement at the state penitentiary in Angola.

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  15. Prospect.3: Notes For Now, New Orleans' international art fest opens with array of events SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Celebrated New Orleans photographer Deborah Luster will, for the first time, display her suite of photographs of Angola prisoners performing the Passion Play during the "Public Practice" event. "Public Practice" is associated with the $100,000 ...

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  16. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  17. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  18. Bike riders go the distance from Nola to Angola to keep incarcerated families connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... at home. A total of 42 riders set out on the 170-mile trip from New Orleans to the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola to help support and bring awareness to a bus project that helps to keep families connected with their incarcerated relatives. ...

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    Oct 17, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- 40 cyclists left New Orleans Friday morning bound for Angola. The ride was held to raise money for bus service that brings families of prison inmates to visit them.

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  20. Prytania Theatre plays cinema classics alongside features and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Uptown Messenger

    ... King Cole, B.B. King, President Obama's mother, the BP oil spill and a Passion play performed at the state prison in Angola. Foreign auteurs Bernardo Bertolucci and Jean-Luc Godard will also be featured, and three different packages of short films ...

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