Amy Elkins Parting Words Exhibit

By Jean F. Andrews A Photography Exhibition by Amy Elkins at the Houston Center for Photography, May 8th to July 5, 2015 Amy Elkins, photographer examines capital punishment and solitary confinement through her powerful, haunting and evocative exhibition. For many years, Ms. Elkins had a personal relationship with many inmates on death row through letter […]

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When Death Comes as a Kindness

By BitcoDavid Herman Wallace is best known as one of the Angola 3. Sites like Prisonmovement’s Weblog and Moorbey’z Blog┬áhave spent years trying to get him released from solitary confinement in Louisiana. Early on Friday, October 4th, Herman Wallace passed away, after a long battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. Wallace was a […]

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LA DOJ in Email Blast, Angola 3 Never Held in Solitary

By BitcoDavid DeafInPrison.com will always do its best to present both sides of any issue we cover. That of course, isn’t always possible, as commonly law enforcement tends to be quite close-mouthed about things. Not so, apparently, with the Louisiana Attorney General – James “Buddy” Caldwell. I got the following in my e-mail today, and […]

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Amnesty International Petition for Angola 3 Member

By BitcoDavid Amnesty International has created a petition for Albert Woodfox, who has spent 41 years in solitary confinement, from the 1972 conviction of murdering a guard at Angola. The court has since then, reversed its decision – on several occasions – but the Attorney General of the state of Louisiana has stubbornly appealed, each […]

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