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Monday March 2nd, 2015 Dear All, After a long drawn-out legal battle initiated by the State of Louisiana in an attempt to further delay justice, Albert Woodfox will be before the Federal Court on Monday March 2, 2015 applying for bail. It is expected that the State of Louisiana will contest bail based on jurisdictional […]
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I had the great honor of visiting Albert this past weekend, after the decision was handed down from the Fifth Circuit to uphold Judge Brady’s Decision. Albert asked that I publicly thank the people, all the people for all the contributions they have made knowingly or unknowingly to this decision and to his freedom campaign. […]
You can sugar coat it and call it a myth, or a story, or a fable— but its still a lie and Americans love lies– we are addicted to them, like we are addicted to “reality” TV, like the Columbus and Elvis stories we pass on, or when we impart language considering ‘nice’ Southern plantations […]
Mike Brown, I never met you but I miss you brother. I keep crying when I see your face in the media. I love your chubby cheeks– they remind me of my Godson’s. I love the pictures of your smile, it’s so rewarding. I love you. The Grand Jury decided not to indict the police […]
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (one of the most conservative courts in the country) UNANIMOUSLY upheld Federal Judge James Brady’s decision to overturn Albert Woodfox’s conviction. What does this mean?! This means we raise a fist and celebrate a tremendous victory in the Courts. This means that Albert can* come home. This means that […]
“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with the proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free…” When Major General Gordon Granger issued the order above in Galveston on June 19th 1865, the Executive- President Lincoln was already assassinated but there was no twitter hashtag trending on their smart […]