Man hangs ruling party poster with Nelson Mandela's image (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

#MandelaDay: Free All Political Prisoners

  “I found solitary confinement the most forbidding aspect of prison life. There is no end and no beginning; there is only one’s mind, which can begin to play tricks. Was that a dream or did it really happen? One begins to question everything.” – Nelson Mandela, The Long Walk To Freedom Today on Nelson […]

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Herman Wallace April 2013

Action Alert: Free Herman Wallace via Amnesty International USA

  Last week Amnesty International launched a campaign calling on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to allow Herman Wallace be released on humanitarian grounds in the wake of his diagnosis with terminal liver cancer on June 13th. Congress Members John Conyers, Cedric Richmond, Jerrold Nadler and Bobby Scott released a statement shortly thereafter condemning the inhumane […]

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ACLU Screening of Herman's House

ACLU Screening of Herman’s House: New Orleans

The house was packed this weekend for the ACLU sponsored screening of “Herman’s House”, the documentary film that chronicles the Jackie Sumell and Herman Wallace’s collaboration on The House That Herman Built. The screening was held at the Zeitgeist Multidisciplinary Arts Center on O.C. Haley Blvd. in New Orleans. Many stayed for the panel discussion […]

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