herman wallace

“What kind of house does a man who lives in a 6-foot-by-9-foot cell for 30 years dream of?”
You don't have to look far to learn that one's likelihood of being a prisoner at one point in your life is highly correlated to your race, your gender, and your socio-economic status.
Last month, at the age of 71, after 41 years in solitary confinement, and less than three days of freedom, Herman Wallace died of cancer in Louisiana. He once asked me: "Why would you be my friend? Are you forgetting that I don't believe in God?"
Against the advice of his attorney, the teen accused of kidnapping, killing, sexually assaulting and dismembering 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway has decided to plead guilty to all charges.
After 41 years in solitary confinement, Herman Wallace of the Angola Three was freed on Tuesday; Colorado Teen Austin Sigg admits to sexual assault and murder of 10-year-old; Jacksonville Airport shutdown due to "destructive device."
After spending 23 hours a day isolated in a small cell akin to a coffin, this change is monumental. I spent over a year in
In 1913, solitary confinement was ruled in the US as ineffective and cruel and was abandoned by the Eastern State Penitentiary
It's Christmas Day, and Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace are about to begin their 37th year in the dungeon of Angola Prison. A crucifixion. Where is the public outrage that will resurrect them?
Even with what you think you know about our appalling prisons, you've certainly missed the disgusting secret: rape.