Louisiana's Angola 3 stand in solidarity with California prison hunger strikers

KPFA Evening News, 07.07.2013


Robert King, former Black Panther and one of the Angola 3, spoke to KPFA about Heman Wallace, the 71-year-old member of the Angola 3 who has been diagnosed with liver cancer after 41 years in solitary confinement. Together, the Angola 3 have spent 111 years in solitary confinement; King spent 29 years in solitary before being released, and Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have both been in solitary for 41 years each. King said that all the Angola 3 stand in solidarity with California prisoners striking against inhumane conditions including solitary confinement.

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