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Herman Wallace Of 'Angola 3' Dies Days After Release From Prison
Herman Wallace of the "Angola 3", has died at 71 just days after a judge ordered him released and ordered a new trial. Wallace had spent 41 years in solitary confinement at the Lousiana State Penitentiary at Angola. He died on Friday from terminal liver cancer. Read more...
 'Angola 3' Inmate Released After Over 40 Years In Solitary Confinement
State officials had been threatened with contempt if they did not release Wallace immediately. Read more...
For anyone who missed it over the weekend, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry had a rather interesting segment to open her show on Sunday where she discussed the fact that conservatives haven't always been against gun control laws. Read more...
A new investigative report from Seth Rosenfeld of the Center for Investigative Reporting has revealed that one of the most well-known radical activists of the 1960s, Richard Masato Aoki, an early member of the Black Panthers, was an FBI informant. Read more...
Join LA CAN, Occupy the Hood, Occupy Skid Row and Occupy Los Angeles at Wilshire/Hope (626 Wilshire Blvd.) at 8:30pm tonight to fight gentrification and the corrupt practices of the lobby group Central City Association. BRING TENT. Read more...

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Weekend Talkshows Past - Eldridge Cleaver On Meet The Press - 1976
Weekend Talkshows past with an appearance on Meet The Press of former Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver, returning to the U.S. after a seven year self-imposed exile. Read more...
Rachel Maddow hits another one out of the park with the motivations behind those exploiting this trumped-up "ground zero mosque" debacle and this one sentence pretty well sums it up: "It`s time to scare white people for political profit." RACHEL Read more...
It's truly time to stick a fork in this one. Megyn Kelly can keep trying to beat dead horses, but when Bush appointee Abigail Thernstrom -- well-known Read more...