Jackie Sumell http://wwno.org en The Legacy Of Herman Wallace, And The Movement To End Long-Term Solitary Confinement http://wwno.org/post/legacy-herman-wallace-and-movement-end-long-term-solitary-confinement <p><a href="http://www.angola3.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">The Angola 3 </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">refers to three men convicted of murdering a prison guard at the Louisiana State Penitentiary more than 40 years ago, in 1972. Robert King, Herman Wallace, and Albert </span>Woodfox<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> were accused of the crime, and then held mostly in solitary confinement for decades.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:17:39 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 46748 at http://wwno.org Bring Your Own Presents: 'The Great Sheep Fire Of 2011' http://wwno.org/post/bring-your-own-presents-great-sheep-fire-2011 <p><a href="http://bringyourownstories.com/" style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Bring Your Own&nbsp;</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">is&nbsp;a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in living rooms, backyards and other intimate spaces within the community. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:11:39 +0000 Matthew Sargeant 46648 at http://wwno.org Screening Tonight: Herman's House http://wwno.org/post/screening-tonight-hermans-house <p><font size="2">The <a href="http://www.laaclu.org/" target="_blank">ACLU of Louisiana</a> and the <a href="http://www.splcenter.org/" target="_blank">Southern Poverty Law Center</a>&nbsp;are co-sponsoring a screening of <i>Herman's House.</i></font></p><p><font size="2"><i>Herman's House</i> tells the story of an unlikely friendship between New York artist Jackie Sumell and Herman Wallace, a convicted murderer who has spent the last 40 years in solitary confinement at Louisiana's Angola State Penitentiary. Their journey reveals the transformative power of art.</font></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:42:05 +0000 Diane Mack 38307 at http://wwno.org