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A message from Albert

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. […]

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Albert’s Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision

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 […]

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Juneteenth

“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 […]

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Compassion Opportunity

Fellow Lovers, Freedom Fighters & Kindness Seekers, One of the Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers, Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa, has been dealt another hard blow as his mother recently passed away. Sitawa is one of the courageous organizers of both the 2011, and 2013 hunger strikes and has been in solitary confinement for over 30 years. As […]

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Thoughts on the New Year: Habit Forming Enforcement

When you visit David Wade Correctional Center (where Albert remains unjustly held in solitary confinement) unlike both Angola and Hunt, your car is searched when you enter and again when you leave. There are signs that state- “no cameras, no drugs, no alcohol, no firearms”. The guards mindlessly follow up the hand painted restrictions while […]

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