The Angola 3’s Albert Woodfox, who survived decades of solitary confinement, dies


Albert Woodfox was a former member of the Black Panthers who was put in solitary confinement at the Louisiana State Penitentiary for over 43 years.

A wrongful murder conviction forced Woodfox to spend 43 years and 10 months in solitary confinement at Louisiana’s Angola Prison. He has died at the age of 75.

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