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Albert Woodfox, inmate who spent decades in solitary, dies

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Albert Woodfox, a former inmate who spent decades in isolation at a Louisiana prison and then became an advocate for prison reforms after he was released, died Thursday of complications from COVID-19. He was 75.
2 months ago·New Orleans, United States

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Albert Woodfox, held in solitary confinement for 43 years, dies aged 75

Member of ‘Angola Three’ was wrongfully convicted of 1972 murder of Louisiana prison guard and released only in 2016

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Albert Woodfox, inmate who spent decades in solitary, dies

Albert Woodfox, a former inmate who spent decades in isolation at a Louisiana prison and then became an advocate for prison reforms after he was released, died Thursday of complications from COVID-19

2 months ago·United States
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Albert Woodfox, inmate who spent decades in solitary, dies

Albert Woodfox, a former inmate who spent decades in isolation at a Louisiana prison and then became an advocate for prison reforms after he was released, died Thursday of complications

2 months ago·United States
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New York TimesNew York Times

Albert Woodfox, Survivor of 42 Years in Solitary Confinement, Dies at 75

His term in solitary was perhaps the longest in American history. He described how he kept his sanity, and dignity, in an acclaimed memoir.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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The Washington PostThe Washington Post

Albert Woodfox, Black Panther who spent decades in solitary confinement, dies

Woodfox was one of the “Angola Three” inmates who endured decades of isolation in the Louisiana jail and became an advocate for prison reform after his release.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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CBS NewsCBS News

Albert Woodfox, former Black Panther who spent decades in solitary confinement, dies at age 75

In 2016, Woodfox became the last of the group known as the Angola Three to be released from prison.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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