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Robert King: An Inspiring Story of Human Survival

Robert H. King, who spent 29 years in solitary confinement at Louisiana’s notorious Angola State Prison, talks with supporters Sunday night, December 14, 2008, at a book signing party for his moving autobiography, “From the Bottom of the Heap” (PMPress, … Continue reading

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Angola : Slavery Haunts America’s Plantation Prisons

Prisoners picking cotton at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. Photo by William Albert Allard / National Geographic.‘It’s not even really a metaphor for slavery. Slavery is what’s going on’By Maya Schenwar / August 28, 2008 On an expanse of 18,000 … Continue reading

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