Dear Family, This year marks the 65th anniversary of adoption of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, commemorated by the world community each year on December 10th. With the theme “Confronting Solitary Confinement in an Age of Mass Incarceration,” the National Religious Campaign Against Torture invites you and your congregation, campus ministry, or […]
Please listen to Jackie talk about Restorative Justice in the wake of Herman Wallace. #StopSolitary All Power to the People!
Check out Jackie’s lecture & exhibition schedule It’s a work in progress but we want to ensure as many people as possible contribute to the momentum of this project, so that collectively we can end solitary confinement. #StopSolitary #PowertothePeople
Herman’s House & Jackie Sumell were featured on WWNO’s Morning program with Laine Kaplan Levenson. Check it out here. Power to the People.
Dear Supporters, Herman’s Memorial Service will be this Saturday the 12th of October at the Treme Center, 900 Villere St. in New Orleans. There is a scheduled service with eulogies from Robert King, Malik Rahim, his Attorney’s, Jackie Sumell, his sister Vicky and a handful of others. Herman requested his Memorial be non-denominational and community […]
Herman Wallace was justly remembered by the NY Times. Additional press on his miraculous and righteous release, as well as his peaceful passing can be found here. We ask that you continue to check back for details regarding his memorial service and revolutionary love. By having no family … I inherited the family of humanity. […]
The news that we have been longing for has finally come. Federal Judge Jackson has overturned Herman Wallace’s conviction for which he has been held in solitary confinement for 41 years. In Jackson’s statement he wrote; “I HEREBY ORDER MR. WALLACE’S SECOND AMENDED PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS GRANTED…. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT […]
As Herman spends his last days in prison, Jackie Sumell and Malik Rahim were invited on the nationally syndicated progressive radio program Democracy Now! From their Monday morning broadcast live from New Orleans, Louisiana the incarceration capital of the world, Jackie and Malik discuss the life of the man and revolutionary who inspired the project […]
SHU ISOLATION UNIT INSTALLATION ON THE STATE CAPITOL SOUTH STEPS, AUGUST 14 Press Contacts: d’andre Teeter 510-926-5207 Reiko Redmonde 510-384-1816 StopMassIncarcerationBayArea@gmail.com Who: Stop Mass Incarceration Network (SMIN), Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (CFASC), and National Religious Coalition Against Torture (NRCAT) — co-hosts What: Life-sized mock Security Housing Unit (SHU) Cell / […]
Watch Herman’s House on PBS July 8th as a part of the PBS: POV series. Tweet your thoughts @_HermansHouse using the hashtag #HermansHouse The film will premiere in New Orleans on WYES, on Monday, July 8, 9 p.m. It will air on Louisiana Public Broadcasting in Baton Rouge Monday, August 19, 10 p.m. Check your […]